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# melanie-nocher - Sunday 15 March, 2020

'It's post-traumatic stress. You don't know what to do. Your world has just crumbled'
# Against The Tide
# Against The Tide

'It's post-traumatic stress. You don't know what to do. Your world has just crumbled'

Mar 15th 2020, 9:00 AM 7,661 Views 0 Comments

In part two of our series, Irish swimmer Melanie Nocher recalls adapting to life after the Olympics.

# melanie-nocher - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming
# Olympian
# Olympian

Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming

Dec 19th 2012, 2:54 PM 1,832 Views 1 Comment

The two-time Olympian for Team Ireland is looking forward to ‘new challenges’ after taking the decision to step away from elite-level competitions.

# melanie-nocher - Friday 3 August, 2012

We'll take lessons from London, insists Irish swimming chief
# London 2012
# London 2012

We'll take lessons from London, insists Irish swimming chief

Aug 3rd 2012, 5:02 PM 4,992 Views 6 Comments

‘I don’t think there’s a blame thing here, I just think it’s just one of those things,’ says Peter Banks.

# melanie-nocher - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day Six, wrap
# London 2012
# London 2012

Olympic Village: Day Six, wrap

Aug 2nd 2012, 10:21 PM 8,195 Views 6 Comments

“Wind yer neck in Kate, it’s only five golds for Team GB, not 10.”

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day six
Live Aug 2nd 2012, 8:46 PM

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day six

Illness derails Nocher's backstroke bid
# London 2012
# London 2012

Illness derails Nocher's backstroke bid

Aug 2nd 2012, 1:47 PM 831 Views 0 Comments

Melanie Nocher finished seventh in her 200m backstroke heat this morning.

Olympic Breakfast: Are you ready for the boards?
# London 2012
# London 2012

Olympic Breakfast: Are you ready for the boards?

Aug 2nd 2012, 7:10 AM 4,848 Views 3 Comments

What to see and what to skip? When are the Irish in action? Here’s our guide to all the action on day six in London.

# melanie-nocher - Sunday 29 July, 2012

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, Day 2
Live Jul 29th 2012, 7:40 PM

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, Day 2

London 2012: Nocher sets her sights on 200m
# London 2012
# London 2012

London 2012: Nocher sets her sights on 200m

Jul 29th 2012, 12:15 PM 3,973 Views 2 Comments

Melanie Nocher, Sycerika McMahon and Gráinne Murphy all failed to qualify from their heats in London this morning.

Olympic Breakfast: Sailing duo ready to make their mark
# London 2012
# London 2012

Olympic Breakfast: Sailing duo ready to make their mark

Jul 29th 2012, 8:00 AM 4,857 Views 3 Comments

What to see and what to skip? When are the Irish in action? Here’s our guide to all the action on day two in London.

# melanie-nocher - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Give us a smile Andy! It’s the sporting tweets of the week
# Chuckles
# Chuckles

Give us a smile Andy! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Jul 22nd 2012, 10:20 AM 949 Views 0 Comments

Melanie Nocher hopes the Scottish tennis star won’t bring down the buzz in the Olympic Village.

# melanie-nocher - Sunday 1 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing… Melanie Nocher
# 26 Days To Go
# 26 Days To Go

London 2012: Introducing… Melanie Nocher

Jul 1st 2012, 10:24 PM 6,428 Views 9 Comments

Our latest in the series looks at the 24-year-old swimmer from Holywood Co Down.

# melanie-nocher - Monday 28 May, 2012

Sycerika McMahon on the Olympic radar as she wins European silver
# Bling
# Bling

Sycerika McMahon on the Olympic radar as she wins European silver

May 28th 2012, 3:21 PM 3,576 Views 4 Comments

The 17-year-old swimmer was very impressive in securing second place in the 50m Breaststroke final at the Euro Championships.

# melanie-nocher - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Stallard, Doyle into 200m breaststroke semis
# Swimming
# Swimming

Stallard, Doyle into 200m breaststroke semis

May 24th 2012, 10:54 AM 216 Views 0 Comments

Ireland also qualified for the final of the women’s 4x200m freestyle during this morning’s session at the European Swimming Championships.

# melanie-nocher - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

More good news: Ireland's Puspure qualifies for Olympics
# Success
# Success

More good news: Ireland's Puspure qualifies for Olympics

May 23rd 2012, 6:56 PM 3,855 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, Sycerika McMahon finished fifth in the 100m breast stroke final today.

Nocher delighted by Olympic qualification
# Relief
# Relief

Nocher delighted by Olympic qualification

May 23rd 2012, 9:30 AM 558 Views 1 Comment

The swimmer also described the difficulties of coping with the enormous pressure on her shoulders.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

May 23rd 2012, 9:00 AM 302 Views 0 Comments

Euro scares, Olympic delight, and rough rides — it’s all in Wednesday’s round-up of the news.

# melanie-nocher - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Double delight: Melanie Nocher seals Olympic spot
# London 2012
# London 2012

Double delight: Melanie Nocher seals Olympic spot

May 22nd 2012, 5:33 PM 2,486 Views 2 Comments

Melanie Nocher set a new PB in the 200m backstroke final at the European Swimming Championships in Debrecen this evening.

I don't believe it! McMahon qualifies for London 2012
# London 2012
# London 2012

I don't believe it! McMahon qualifies for London 2012

May 22nd 2012, 10:14 AM 3,370 Views 8 Comments

17-year-old Sycerika McMahon is the latest member of Ireland’s Olympic party.

# melanie-nocher - Monday 21 May, 2012

Melanie Nocher breaks Irish 200m Backstroke record and qualifies for European finals
# Record Breaker
# Record Breaker

Melanie Nocher breaks Irish 200m Backstroke record and qualifies for European finals

May 21st 2012, 7:00 PM 337 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast-born swimmer will need to find an extra 0.8 of a second if she is to make the Olympic A standard.

# melanie-nocher - Sunday 29 April, 2012

Nocher triumphs in 200m freestyle at Tri-Nations event
# Success
# Success

Nocher triumphs in 200m freestyle at Tri-Nations event

Apr 29th 2012, 11:40 AM 226 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old will be hoping to secure the time needed for Olympic qualification today.

# melanie-nocher - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Road to London: No joy for Irish swimmers at British Championships
# Olympic Dream
# Olympic Dream

Road to London: No joy for Irish swimmers at British Championships

Mar 6th 2012, 11:46 AM 412 Views 0 Comments

Sycerika McMahon, Gráinne Murphy and Melanie Nocher couldn’t get themselves close to the medals in London’s Aquatics Centre yesterday.

# melanie-nocher - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Nocher falls short of Olympic qualification, despite victory
# Setback
# Setback

Nocher falls short of Olympic qualification, despite victory

Mar 3rd 2012, 1:50 PM 207 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old still has an opportunity to qualify at the upcoming European Championships.

# melanie-nocher - Friday 2 March, 2012

Nocher warms up with personal best in 100m backstroke
# Round-Up
# Round-Up

Nocher warms up with personal best in 100m backstroke

Mar 2nd 2012, 9:55 AM 241 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up from day two of the Irish Open Long Course Championships in Abbotstown.

# melanie-nocher - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Here’s 11 of the best sports pictures from the past 7 days
# Snap Happy
# Snap Happy

Here’s 11 of the best sports pictures from the past 7 days

Dec 18th 2011, 8:06 AM 1,034 Views 0 Comments

Here’s another week of medals, spills, tries and goals… through a lens.