Record breaking day at Lough Erne Open Water Swim Challenge 2017
On Saturday 5 August 40 swimmers took to the waters of Lough Erne to take part in the Irish Long Distance Swimming Association's (ILDSA) Irish National Open Water Swim event. The ILDSA Championship Swim in Lough Erne is in its 26th year, hosting three distance events, 25 km, 17 km and 5 km.
Saturday was a day of records with Bernard Sweeney from Dublin completing the 25 km swim in a time of 6 hours 45 minutes 55 seconds and Ciara Doran breaking the 17 km record by 2 seconds in a time of 3 hours 56 minutes 18 seconds.
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