|Siobhan Haughey at West Island School; 29th August, 2017|
Many thanks to Siobhan Haughey for taking the time to come and share her experiences with some of the HWI swimmers at West Island school. A great chance to meet with Siobhan and her sister Aisling who recently competed at the World university games in Taiwan. Siobhan brought her gold medals (100m + 200m free) to the delight of swimmers, and parents as well!!
WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES TAIPEI
AUGUST 20-26, 2017
HIGHLIGHTS from Siobhan and Aisling Haughey
World University Games Taipei, Day 1,
Hong Kong Record, Alert!
Siobhan lowers 100 m freestyle Hong Kong Record
Like in Budapest Siobhan Haughey stormed to a Hong Kong record as the start swimmer of the Hong Kong 4 x 100 m freestyle relay. Her time of 53.83 is the new national standard and was by far the fastest time of all ladies from around the world racing in the morning heats. The relay placed 11th.
World University Games Day 3 - Gold Medal Alert:
Siobhan Haughey fought hard to secure a Gold Medal
finish tonight in the 100 m freestyle final.
Her winning time was 54.10.
Big congratulations go out to Siobhan from the Harry Wright Community on her University World Champion Title.
World University Games Day 4
Aisling Haughey raced to a strong 2:33.88 in the 200 m Breaststroke heats this morning. She ranked 19th.
Earlier in the week on Day 2 of the swimming events, Aisling also featured in the 100 m Breaststroke were she touched in 1:12.23 in 26. Place.
Congratulations Aisling on your fast swims!
World University Games - Taipei - Day 6
Gold Medal Alert!
"Siobhan Haughey makes it Two"
HWI proudly announces that another of their swimmers brings home two medals from the Student World Championships.
Tonight Siobhan raced a 1:56.71 securing a Gold Medal and Championship Record in the 200 m freestyle.
Big congratulations go out to Siobhan on her marvelous achievement.
With this tremendous result she equaled Hannah Wilson's successful campaign from 2009.
Now the question arises who will be the next swimmer currently enrolled in our swimming lessons, development, competitive and performance squads to carry on this proud tradition?