Tokyo 2020: Team Ireland profiles - Darragh Greene (Swimming)

Greene was the first of nine Irish swimmers to qualify

 Ireland’s Darragh Greene in action at the European Championships last year.  Photograph: Andrea Staccioli/Inpho

Ireland’s Darragh Greene in action at the European Championships last year. Photograph: Andrea Staccioli/Inpho

 

Age: 25

Club: National Centre Dublin / Longford Swimming Club

Events: 100m/200m Breaststroke

From Newtownforbes in Co Longford, back in 2019 Greene became the first of the nine Irish swimmers that qualified across 14 events, the largest swim team that Ireland has ever fielded in an Olympic Games. The first Irishman under 60 seconds in the 100m Breaststroke, he was 2018 and 2019 national Breaststroke champion in the 50m, 100m, 200m, and also holds the Irish senior record in all three events. Coached by Ben Higson

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