Clontarf 2nd and 10th in the 97th Liffey Swim 2016
Great result for Clontarf in the 97th Liffey Swim. The Men’s race was won by Brian Murray of Eastern Bay with a clock time of 30 min 46 seconds, the Womens race was won by Jennifer Gilbert from Swim4life with a clock time of 32 min 34 seconds. Congratulations from Clontarf to both winners. For Clontarf we had a fantastic result: in the Men’s race with Dario Fernandez coming in 2nd with a clock time of 32 min 15 seconds and a race time of 26 minutes with a 6.15 handicap, amazing race passing 201 swimmers. The next man home for Clontarf was Sean Nolan coming in 10th, a brilliant swim also by Sean with a clock time of 33 min 30 seconds. Clontarf had a great number of swimmers competing this year with two young guns representing the Club in Sean and Pierre, see below results. A very big thanks to the Leinster Open Sea committee and everyone involved in this event, it takes a lot to organise, also thanks to Will Dolan and Joe Kearns for the photos, finally a big thanks to all our families and friends who came out in strong numbers to support us in this iconic race. More swims next weekend the Jim Kavanagh & Plunkett McAlister is on Saturday 13th August starting at 7pm along the Bull Wall and Sunday 14th August is the Siobhan McKenna at 12.30pm at Killiney beach.
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