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SWIMMING: Colleen Mahon becomes first woman from Northern Ireland to swim North Channel

Colleen Mallon from Camlough, Co Armagh, who swam the North Channel on Thursday to become the first woman from Northern Ireland  to complete the challenge and the third fastest ever

Colleen Mallon from Camlough, Co Armagh, who swam the North Channel on Thursday to become the first woman from Northern Ireland to complete the challenge and the third fastest ever

 

Colleen Mallon from Camlough, Co Armagh, has become the first woman from Northern Ireland to swim the North Channel.

She managed to complete the challenge in a time of nine hours and 56 minutes, which was only 21 minutes off the record achieved last year by Michelle Macy from the USA.

 
 
 

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