Boy (15) and garda win 100th Liffey Swim races


A 15-year-old boy and a 38-year-old garda, both from Co Meath, were the winners of this year’s Liffey Swim.

Teenager Mark Hanley, who is a member of the North Dublin Swimming Club, claimed first place in the men’s event.  Sinead Delaney, who swims with the Phoenix Club in Clondalkin, won the women’s event.

Billy Keogh (61) of Sandycove Swimming Club finished second in the men’s event. Sarah Keane, Olympic Council of Ireland president and chief executive of Swim Ireland, from Clontarf Swimming Club, finished second in the women’s  race.

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