19 May 2022

PHOTOS Olympic swimmer with Laois roots sets Irish record in Tokyo

Laois descendant Shane Ryan set a new Irish record when he swam for Ireland in the Men's 100m Butterfly at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre during the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

Scroll through the photos above in what would be an injury hit but historic games for the US native whose father Tom hails from Portarlington. Picture by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

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