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102nd Liffey Swim Attracts Nearly 500 Competitors

25th September 2022
Competitors in a previous Liffey Swim
Competitors in a previous Liffey Swim Credit: Infomatique/Flickr

The annual Liffey Swim was held in Dublin city centre on Saturday (24 September) with nearly 500 people taking part, as RTÉ News reports.

Dublin Swimming Club’s Ken Dent took the men’s honours, leading from the outset and setting a time of 38 minutes from the Guinness Brewery to Custom House Quay — the swim’s traditional route.

Meanwhile, Melissa Corbally from Dublin’s NAC Masters Swimming Club was first among the women with a time of 47 min 51 sec, and described her win as “a very big surprise”. RTÉ News has more HERE.

This was the 102nd edition of the Liffey Swim, an annual event since 1920 save for a break in 2020 in the first months of the COVID pandemic.

Published in Sea Swim, River Liffey
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