Two Donegal swimmers are jetting off to Italy tomorrow to symbolize Eire within the SUDS European Championships.
Anna Hennessy from Letterkenny and Eoin Rooney from Ballyshannon are a part of the Staff Eire squad competing within the Sport Union for Athletes with Down Syndrome competitors in Padova.
Anna will likely be competing within the Butterfly, Backstroke, Freestyle, Combined Freestyle Relay, and Combined Medley occasions.
Eoin will likely be racing within the Butterfly, Entrance Crawl and Again Crawl.
Heats begin on Tuesday.
Chatting with Donegal Each day forward of the competitors, Anna mentioned: “It’s not only for successful, it’s about having an incredible day with my associates in Staff Eire. I need to make my household, my associates and my cousins proud.”
Each Anna and Eoin have been coached by Eoin’s mom, Sinead Donagher on the Finn Valley Centre in preparation for the championships. Anna is a member of Swilly Seals and can be coached by her father Kevin in the course of the holidays.
Anna and Eoin are proudly sponsored by Kelly’s Diner Letterkenny.
The athletes have additionally obtained well-wishes from their academics and classmates in native coaching providers.
The Donegal Neighborhood Inclusion Hub group had this video to rejoice Eoin’s achievement:
The Nationwide Studying Community are additionally wishing pupil Anna one of the best of luck:
Donegal swimmers proudly representing Eire in European Championships was final modified: September 2nd, 2023 by