Longford's Darragh Greene rounded off the Irish swimming action on Day One of the Tokyo Olympics with a solid swim of 1:00.30 for fourth place in his 100m Breaststroke heat.
Darragh missed out on a top 16 qualifying spot but matched his 29th place ranking coming into the event.
He competes again on Tuesday (Day 4 – July 27) in the 200m Breaststroke.
Speaking afterwards to RTE, Darragh said: “It’s great to get that experience out there, it’s a serious pool, and yeah, really looking forward to the 200m.”
Speaking of the support he feels from home he added: “Yeah it’s unreal. It’s great to have everyone’s support, it’s very overwhelming and it’s great to have.”
Watch Rio 2016 Olympian Nicholas Quinn reviews Darragh's display ;
Darragh Greene misses out on a place in the semi-finals after finishing fourth in his 100m breaststroke heat in 1:00.30. #tokyo2020 #olympics #rtesport— RTÉ Sport (@RTEsport) July 24, 2021
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TEAM IRELAND DAY TWO SCHEDULE (ALL TIMES ARE IRISH TIME): JULY 25, 2021
*Note the schedule may be subject to change*
01:50 Rowing – Monika Dukarska and Aileen Crowley - Women’s Pair, Repechage
02:30 Rowing – Aoife Casey and Margaret Cremen - Lightweight Women’s Double, Repechage
03:00 Rowing – Sanita Puspure – Women’s Single, Quarter Final
03:55 Gymnastics – Megan Ryan - Women’s Qualification
04:05 Sailing – Annalise Murphy – Laser Radial Races
04:40 Rowing - Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne - Men’s Double, Semi-Final A/B
05:00 Canoeing – Liam Jegou – Men’s Slalom, Heat 1st Run
07:08 Canoeing – Liam Jegou – Men’s Slalom, Heat 2nd Run
09:36 Equestrian – Heike Holstein and Sambuca - Dressage
11:07 Swimming – Danielle Hill – Women’s 100m Backstroke, Heat 3
11:45 Swimming – Mona McSharry – Women’s 100m Breaststroke, Heat 5
12:42 Boxing – Emmet Brennan – Men’s Light Heavyweight, Round of 32
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