Shane Ryan



DISCIPLINE: 100m Backstroke, 100m B’fly & 4x200m Freestyle relay

PERSONAL BEST: 53.73 (2019) and 52:94 (2020)

AGE: 28 (January 27, 1994)

HOMETOWN: Pennsylvania USA/ Irish hometown: Portarlington


Shane, whose father hails from Portarlington, has won four 50m backstroke medals since 2017. He was World Student Games champion in 2017 and a bronze medallist at the 2018 World SC Championships, the 2018 European LC Championships and the 2019 European SC Championships. He made the 100m backstroke semi-finals at the 2016 Olympics and was a semi-finalist in the same event at the 2017 World LC Championships. He competed for Toronto Titans in the 2021 International Swimming League and is the Irish senior record holder at 50m/100m Backstroke, 100m Freestyle & 50m Butterfly

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