Ryan Lands Olympic Call-Up Hat-Trick For Ireland And Portarlington

Ryan is joined by a bumper swimming squad for this summer's games.

Portarlington's Shane Ryan will be swimming for Ireland at a third consecutive Olympic games.

The American born swimmer was confirmed for the Paris games alongside 11 other Irish competitors this week.

Ryan will swim the freestyle leg in Ireland's first ever Olympic men's medley relay team.

He also become the first Irish male swimmer to compete at three separate Olympic games.

Ireland's best medal hopes will be carried by world and european champion, Daniel Wiffin in the 400m, 800m and 1500m freestyle.

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