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Monday, August 3, 2015

Earnest In Erne

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

The passion of the Irish swimming community for open water swimming is clearly obvious at their Irish Long Distance Swimming Championship 17k & 25K that serves as a National Championship event of Swim Ireland.

The 2015 results of the Lough Erne National Championships just recently completed in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland as reported by the ILDSA are as follows:

Male 25 km
1. Aidan Hickey (Phoenix Swim Club) 6:59:58
2. James Scallon (NAC Masters) 8:55:49

Male 17 km
1. Paul Manning (ILDSA) 4:26:22
2. Jody Clarke (Dublin Swim Club) 4:58:01
3. Jon Glover (Lecale) 5:07:45

Female 17 km
1. Nancy Edmead (Clonakilty Penguins) 4:04:15
2. Lynsey Dunne (ILDSA) 4:54:06

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