Galway swimmer continues top form in Canada

Salthill's Andrew Moore is celebrating winning gold at the at Canadian Age Groups Swimming Championships in Winnepeg.

The Bish fifth year student won the 200m breaststroke and also took bronze in the 400m IM (age 16 ) at Canadian event, while finishing as a finalist in his other three events - 6th (100m breaststroke ); 7th (200m IM ) and 8th (50m breaststroke ). He was also a member of the Irish 4 x 100m medley relay (16-18 ) that finished sixth overall.

Andrew swims with Galway Swimming Club and is based at the Connacht Performance Centre in NUIG where he trains with coach Pearse McGuigan.

His Canadian exploits followed success at the Irish Age Groups where he won two gold medals (200m breaststroke and 400m IM ) and a silver medal in the 200m IM. He was a member of the Galway Swimming Club's 4 x 200m Open Freestyle (gold ) and 4 x 100m Open Freestyle (bronze ) relays that broke two Connacht Senior records.

Next month Andrew will represent The Bish and Ireland when he competes at The Sainsburys' Schools Games in Manchester.

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