Sports Bursary Endorsement: Ulster & Irish Swimmer Daniel Wiffen

December 21, 2020

Swimming sensation Daniel Wiffen from Magheralin, who is a member of Larne Swimming Club, has enjoyed an enviable record-breaking sports career to date.

He has represented Ireland in the European Junior Championships, World Junior Championships and European Senior Championships and broken nine Irish junior records and two Irish senior records. Currently in training, he aspires to qualify for next yearโ€™s Olympics.

Daniel describes how a sports bursary from Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Sports Forum helped himโ€ฆ

โ€˜๐˜พ๐™ค๐™ข๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ก ๐™ก๐™š๐™ซ๐™š๐™ก ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™จ๐™ฅ๐™ค๐™ง๐™ฉ ๐™˜๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™—๐™š ๐™ฆ๐™ช๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™š ๐™š๐™ญ๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™จ๐™ž๐™ซ๐™š ๐™š๐™ซ๐™š๐™ฃ ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™จ๐™ช๐™ฅ๐™ฅ๐™ค๐™ง๐™ฉ ๐™›๐™ง๐™ค๐™ข ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™œ๐™ค๐™ซ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™—๐™ค๐™™๐™ฎ, ๐™Ž๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ข ๐™„๐™ง๐™š๐™ก๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™. ๐™’๐™๐™ž๐™ก๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™Ž๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ข ๐™„๐™ง๐™š๐™ก๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ซ๐™š๐™ง ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™˜๐™ค๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™จ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ก ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ข๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™จ, ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š๐™ฎ ๐™™๐™ค ๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ฉ ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ซ๐™š๐™ง ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™˜๐™ค๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™–๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š๐™ข.

๐™ˆ๐™ฎ ๐™—๐™ช๐™ง๐™จ๐™–๐™ง๐™ฎ ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™–๐™—๐™ก๐™š๐™™ ๐™ข๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™–๐™ซ๐™š๐™ก ๐™ช๐™ฅ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™™๐™ค๐™ฌ๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ข๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™จ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐˜ฟ๐™ช๐™—๐™ก๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ค๐™›๐™›๐™จ๐™๐™ค๐™ง๐™š ๐™ข๐™š๐™š๐™ฉ๐™จ. ๐˜ฝ๐™š๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™–๐™—๐™ก๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ฎ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐˜ฟ๐™ช๐™—๐™ก๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™ž๐™จ ๐™ฎ๐™š๐™–๐™ง ๐™ฌ๐™–๐™จ ๐™š๐™จ๐™ฅ๐™š๐™˜๐™ž๐™–๐™ก๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™๐™š๐™ก๐™ฅ๐™›๐™ช๐™ก, ๐™ค๐™ง ๐™„ ๐™ฌ๐™ค๐™ช๐™ก๐™™ ๐™๐™–๐™ซ๐™š ๐™๐™–๐™™ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™–๐™ซ๐™š๐™ก ๐™ช๐™ฅ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™™๐™ค๐™ฌ๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™˜๐™š ๐™– ๐™™๐™–๐™ฎ ๐™™๐™ช๐™ง๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™ก๐™ค๐™˜๐™ ๐™™๐™ค๐™ฌ๐™ฃ ๐™–๐™จ ๐™ฃ๐™ค ๐™จ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ข๐™ข๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฅ๐™ค๐™ค๐™ก๐™จ ๐™ฌ๐™š๐™ง๐™š ๐™ค๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ฃ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™.

๐™’๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฉ ๐™จ๐™ช๐™ฅ๐™ฅ๐™ค๐™ง๐™ฉ ๐™›๐™ง๐™ค๐™ข ๐˜ผ๐™ง๐™ข๐™–๐™œ๐™, ๐˜ฝ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™—๐™ง๐™ž๐™™๐™œ๐™š ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐˜พ๐™ง๐™–๐™ž๐™œ๐™–๐™ซ๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™Ž๐™ฅ๐™ค๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™จ ๐™๐™ค๐™ง๐™ช๐™ข, ๐™„ ๐™ฌ๐™ค๐™ช๐™ก๐™™ ๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ฉ ๐™—๐™š ๐™–๐™—๐™ก๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™–๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ข๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ฉ๐™š ๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ก ๐™ก๐™š๐™ซ๐™š๐™ก ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™—๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™ฌ๐™ค๐™ง๐™ก๐™™โ€™

 

Find out more about the sports bursary award at https://bit.ly/38AVuTB

Download the sports bursary application form at

armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk/sportsbursary

 

The closing date for receipt of bursary applications is 5pm on Monday 4 January 2021.

 

For further information, contact: Laura Oโ€™Hagan – Sports Development Assistant

 

07436 537846

 

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