Longford swimming sensation Darragh Greene sets a new Irish Senior record in winning the 100m Breaststroke at the Irish Open

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Longford swimmer Darragh Greene pictured in action.

Longford’s Darragh Greene produced a magnificent performance in setting a new Irish Senior record in winning the Men 100m Breaststroke at the Swim Ireland Irish Open Championships at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin on Wednesday evening.

22-year-old Darragh, a member of the UCD Swimming Club, clocked 1:00.21 as well as making the consideration time for the European Championships in August on his way to winning the National title in a wonderful achievement.

A delighted Darragh commented: "I still can’t believe it, I wasn’t expecting to be that fast, I was going for the European time but absolutely delighted to get the record too".

Men 100m Breaststroke Final Result:
1st: Darragh Greene, NCD/UCD, 1:00.21 ISR
2nd: Nick Quinn, Castlebar 1:02.43
3rd: Liam Doyle, Dolphin SC Cork  1:04.36