Another Irish swimmer qualifies for Rio

Nicholas Quinn has qualified for the Olympic swimming by taking two seconds off his lifetime best in the 200m breaststroke, joining Fiona Doyle, Shane Ryan and diver Oliver Dingley in Rio.

Quinn took gold in the Eindhoven Swim Cup in the Netherlands in 2:11.24, inside the A standard of 2:11.66.

The Castlebar swimmer had come close to his previous lifetime best of 2:13.04 in the semi-final, by clocking 2:13.27.

He trains and studies at the University of Edinburgh.

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