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European Aquatics Junior Championships 2024 – Report

A strong Irish team of twelve swimmers and four coaches represented Ireland this year at the European Aquatics Junior Swimming Championships hosted in Vilnius, Lithuania. Across the six-day meet, six Ulster-representing athletes took to the Lazdynai Swimming Pool to compete and race against some of Europe’s fastest Junior swimmers. Our six athletes included Reuben Alty […]

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Danielle Hill wins Gold in Belgrade – Ireland’s first Gold at Long Course European Championships in 27 years!

Danielle Hill became the first Irish swimmer to win a long course European Championships Gold medal in 27 years winning the 50m backstroke in Belgrade in a time of 27.73 seconds. Danielle finished ahead of Theodora Drakou of Greece to the gold medal by just 0.14 seconds while Poland’s Adela Piskorska was third. This win

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Swim Ulster Celebrates Daniel Wiffen’s Historic Gold Medal at World Championships in Doha

Swim Ulster is overjoyed to announce that Daniel Wiffen, hailing from Magheralin, County Armagh, has triumphantly secured the first-ever gold medal for Ireland at the World Aquatics Championships in Doha. In an exhilarating 800m freestyle final, Wiffen clinched victory in a remarkable time of seven minutes 40.94 seconds, marking a monumental moment in Ulster &

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Historic Success for Wiffen and Ulster

08 Dec 2023 In an unprecedented show of strength and skill, Ulster athletes have made a splash at the European Short Course Championships, delivering Ireland’s most successful international performance to date. Daniel Wiffen’s Record-Breaking Triumph The standout performance came from Daniel Wiffen, who not only shattered a world record but also collected multiple medals. His

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