Thursday 17 October 2019

WATCH: Aisling Beacom on competing in Special Olympics open water contest

Ryan Nugent

Ryan Nugent

Competing in the Open Water contest, Aisling (39) was roared home in Dubai by friends and family, some 16 years after she first entered the Games in Ireland in 2003. Despite a strong finish, divisioning of athletes for the swim was still not complete more than two hours after the swim was finished and the swimmers must wait until tomorrow. But it was all smiles from Aisling and proud mum, Pam as she congratulated her daughter upon leaving the water.

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