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Medal Haul For Irish Lifesavers At Euro Champs

10th August 2015
Medal Haul For Irish Lifesavers At Euro Champs

#lifesaving – Ireland's top Lifeguards have won 18 medals in Wales at the European Lifesaving Championships.

Ireland have never won so many medals at and International event before.

Medal Winners were:
Bernard Cahill from Clare won Gold in the Surf Swim at 500m ;
Denise Bolger from Wexford & Emer Kelly from Wicklow won Gold in the Line Throw
Dave Butler from Dublin and Cameron Steele from Wexford won Gold in the Line Throw
Denise Bolger from Wexford won Gold in the 90 metre Sprint

Roisin Cahill & Lily Barrett from Clare won Silver in the women's Board Rescue race.
Bernard Cahill won Silver in Surf Board Race at 500m and Silver in the Ironman competition which is a combination of a 2000 Metre Swim, Board, ski and run race.

Dave Butler from Dublin, Joe Mooney from Sligo, Bernard Cahill from Clare and James Hassey Waterford won Bronze in the Simulated Emergency Response Competition (SERC)

Denise Bolger from Wexford, Emer Kelly from Wicklow, Emma O'Brien from Wicklow and Brodie Edmead from Cork won Bronze in the Sprint Relay.

Ireland was 5th overall in the Beach Competitions and 9th in the combined pool and beach events. The teams broke 27 Irish Records which was a phenomenal success and a plethora of personal best performances.

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