Bethany Firth and Barry McClements Europeans Report

Bethany Firth and Barry McClements Europeans Report

21 Aug 2018

Ards teammates Bethany Firth and Barry McClements both competed in the European Para Championships held in Dublin last week.

It was a fantastic competition with superb performances.

16 year old Barry competes in the S9 Classification

100m Freestyle - 1:01:19, 100m Backstroke - 1:09:86 and 11th overall

Barry qualified for the finals in the 100m Butterfly and was 5th overall in a time of 1:03:76

In the 400m Freestyle Barry was 6th and swam a time of 4:30:27, taking 2 seconds off his heat time

Barry had a great competition and showed great promise for the future - well done Barry!!




Bethany Firth competes for Great Britain in the S14 classification and came home with 3 Gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medal.

Bethy took bronze in the 100m Breaststroke - 1:16:84 and silver in the 100m Butterfly - 1:05:43

She won GOLD in 100m Backstroke - 1:04:23, 200m Freestyle - 2:05:41 and 200m Individual Medley 2:22:82




Swim Ulster is very proud of our 2 Para swimmers and their superb performances 




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