The doctor says “An Apple a day..”. For Jordan Sloan the mantra appears to be “A record a day..”, as he continues his outstanding form, breaking the 100m freestyle record and becoming the first Irish Swimmer to break the 48 second barrier, clocking 47.84 seconds. News coverage has been extensive – see below:-
Not alone, Bangor’s Conor Ferguson also got in on the record breaking action. Conor broke the Irish Junior Irish Record in the 100 IM clocking 55.41. He has also went on to claim the junior & senior 50m backstroke record in a time of 23.97, the first Irish Swimmer to break 24 seconds in the event. This is a significant improvement from Conor’s record set in Amsterdam recently, and he qualifies 14th for the Semi Finals tonight at 4:08pm. News coverage for Conor has been extensive – see below:-
Bangor’s talent has also been on display at the Irish short course Championships with records and P.B.s tumbling, so watch out for a summary report from us very soon. In the meantime, enjoy watching this short video from Swim Ireland covering Jordan’s 200m record breaking swim. What a week!! Let’s Go Bangor!!