7 August 2023; The 2023 Irish World Para Swimming Championships swimmer Róisín Ní Riain poses for a photograph with her Gold and Silver medals at Dublin Airport on Team Ireland's return from the 2023 World Para Swimming Championships in Manchester. Photo by Tyler Miller/Sportsfile

Róisín Ní Ríain

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Róisín Ní Riain is a rising star in Para-Swimming, competing in the S13 category (visually impaired), the 18-year-old has already achieved notable success in her career, winning multiple medals at the World Para-Swimming Championships (2023 & 2022).


The Limerick women is also the current World Para-Swimming Champion in the 100m Backstroke (S13).  In 2023 she also set a world record 200m Backstroke and secured a spot for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. Ní Riain is known for her remarkable dedication to swimming, even while balancing her academic pursuits. She recently completed her Leaving Certificate and is now studying Science in University of Limerick.


Róisín competed at 2020 Tokyo Paralympics at just 16 years old and made five finals. Early that year (2021) she won bronze at the European Para-Swimming Championship in the 100m Backstroke. She is coached by John Szaranek and trains with the elite swimming group at the University of Limerick the has a promising future in the sport.


Events: S13 100m Backstroke, S13 100m Butterfly, SB13 100m Breaststroke, S13 50m & 200m Freestyle, SM13 200m Individual Medley (IM)