Daniel Wiffen is Crowned 1500m Irish Champion

Following Friday’s success, Daniel went on to break the major 16-minute milestone in the 1500m final tonight at the Irish Open Championships. Winning gold and the National Champion title Daniel achieved yet another European and world Junior consideration time.

Daniel also set a new LCSC Club record along with new Ulster Junior (2017) and Ulster Senior records (2010) with an impressive time of 15:53.03.

Daniel is the only junior swimmer so far to achieve 2 World Junior Qualifying times.

A fantastic swim and it shows that hard work and good coaching combined with a well planned taper pays off.

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