Jack McMillan

Swimming

BIOGRAPHY

Part of Irish team who broke national 4x200m record twice at this year’s European Championship, finishing fifth in final when they lowered it to 7:12.00. He set an Irish 200m SC freestyle record of 1:42.74 at the 2019 Europeans and smashed that with 1:42.18 in December 2020. Jack won gold in 200m freestyle and silver in 100m freestyle at the 2018 World Schools Games. He was a finalist, in 200m Freestyle, at the 2019 European SC Championships. His Irish 200m long course freestyle record of 1:47.10 (December 2020) was a fraction outside Olympic qualification.

Gender

Male

Discipline

4x200m Freestyle Relay

Personal Best

1:47:10 (2020)

Date Of Birth

January 4, 2000

Hometown

Belfast

OTHER SWIMMING ATHLETES

Erin Riordan

Max McCusker

Conor Ferguson

Tom Fannon

Grace Davison

Victoria Catterson

Ellen Walshe

Daniel Wiffen

Danielle Hill

Finn McGeever

Shane Ryan

Darragh Greene

Brendan Hyland

Mona McSharry

SWIMMING NEWS

FULL AQUATICS TEAM OFFICIALLY SELECTED FOR TEAM IRELAND AT PARIS 2024

 The Olympic Federation of Ireland has officially selected the full aquatics team who will compete at the Olympic Games in Paris this summer. Twelve swimmers have been named, including three relay teams. Over the weekend it was good news also for diver Ciara McGing who confirmed her allocation spot in the Women’s 10m Platform. She [...]

DIVER JAKE PASSMORE OFFICIALLY SELECTED FOR PARIS

Team Ireland Diving Announcement The Olympic Federation of Ireland has officially confirmed that Jake Passmore will be competing for Team Ireland in the Men’s 3m Springboard at the Olympic Games in Paris this summer. The eighteen-year-old achieved his qualification based on his World Championship result in Doha in February where he placed 17th, improving from [...]

Early Swimming Siblings | 100 Year Moments

It was in water-polo, in 1924, that Ireland first made waves in an Olympic swimming pool and another men’s water polo team took part four years later when Irish swimming history was made. That was when the first two swimmers took part; William Broderick in 400m freestyle and Marquerite Dockrell in 100m freestyle. Broderick, from [...]

Dr. Jon Rudd | Team Behind The Team

There is surely a promising thesis subject in why Northern Englishmen seem to click so well when it comes to elite sports leadership in Ireland. Jack Charlton and Andy Farrell are two outstanding examples and another is Dr  Jon Rudd, the Performance Director for Swim Ireland since 2017 and a very proud Yorkshire man from [...]

Performance Round Up – December

Catch up on the latest results of Team Ireland athletes throughout the month of December! Daniel Wiffen Smashes The Oldest Swimming World Record Ireland’s Daniel Wiffen had the swim of his life on Sunday, smashing the oldest World swimming record on the books in the 800m Freestyle Final at the European Aquatics Short Course Championships in Otopeni, Romania. Wiffen, [...]

Daniel Wiffen Smashes Oldest Swimming World Record

Daniel Wiffen Smashes Oldest World Swimming Record Ireland’s Daniel Wiffen had the swim of his life on Sunday, smashing the oldest World swimming record on the books in the 800m Freestyle Final at the European Aquatics Short Course Championships in Otopeni, Romania. Wiffen, the European Record (7:25.96) holder, took almost three seconds off Australian legend Grant Hackett’s 2008 time of 7:23.42, [...]

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