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‘I wasn’t planning to stop swimming… It was a pretty abrupt decision’
# Highs And Lows
# Highs And Lows

‘I wasn’t planning to stop swimming… It was a pretty abrupt decision’

Dec 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 50,188 Views 9 Comments

Irish Olympian Sycerika McMahon chats to The42 about her decision to retire from the sport.

'Unexpected and difficult choice' as Irish Olympian McMahon retires from swimming at 22
# Stepping Away
# Stepping Away

'Unexpected and difficult choice' as Irish Olympian McMahon retires from swimming at 22

Jun 6th 2017, 12:08 PM 29,136 Views 7 Comments

McMahon represented Ireland at the 2012 London Games and won two European medals during her competitive career.

Ireland's Fiona Doyle reaches 50m Breaststroke final at Euros
# Success
# Success

Ireland's Fiona Doyle reaches 50m Breaststroke final at Euros

Aug 23rd 2014, 11:50 PM 1,949 Views 0 Comments

There was disappointment, however, for fellow Irish swimmer Sycerika McMahon.

Lisa Kearney secures bronze on world record-breaking day at Commonwealth Games
# Medal Trail
# Medal Trail

Lisa Kearney secures bronze on world record-breaking day at Commonwealth Games

Jul 24th 2014, 7:20 PM 4,344 Views 2 Comments

Australian swimmers cut the best part of a second off the previous world record in the women’s 100m freestyle relay.

Doyle takes place in world's top 20 as McMahon heads for Texas with new national record
# World Championships
# World Championships

Doyle takes place in world's top 20 as McMahon heads for Texas with new national record

Aug 1st 2013, 2:37 PM 1,226 Views 0 Comments

Limerick native Fiona Doyle was a split second off her personal best in the 200 metre breaststroke.

'Bittersweet' night as Fiona Doyle finishes 11th in the world
# World Swimming Champs
# World Swimming Champs

'Bittersweet' night as Fiona Doyle finishes 11th in the world

Jul 29th 2013, 7:34 PM 1,743 Views 1 Comment

Lithuanian teen Ruta Meilutyte blitzed the field to set a new world record in tonight’s 100m breaststroke semi-finals.

New record and PBs, but no semi-final place for Murphy and McMahon
# Worlds
# Worlds

New record and PBs, but no semi-final place for Murphy and McMahon

Jul 28th 2013, 2:00 PM 967 Views 5 Comments

Barry Murphy managed to set a new 50 metre butterfly national record at the World Championships this morning.

Moving on from unlucky 2013 - the goal for Sycerika McMahon
# Go West
# Go West

Moving on from unlucky 2013 - the goal for Sycerika McMahon

Jul 27th 2013, 8:15 PM 2,648 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s teenage sensation is ready to put her disappointment behind her as she packs her bags for Texas.

Swimming director vows there will be no repeat of qualifying mix-up
# World Championships
# World Championships

Swimming director vows there will be no repeat of qualifying mix-up

Jul 24th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,732 Views 0 Comments

Due to a breakdown in communication, Sycerika McMahon will have to sit out her strongest event at next week’s World Championships.

Texas (hopefully not) Forever: McMahon takes up coveted US scholarship
# Aggies
# Aggies

Texas (hopefully not) Forever: McMahon takes up coveted US scholarship

Apr 29th 2013, 12:05 AM 1,953 Views 2 Comments

The Co. Down Olympian will be studying in Texas A&M next semester.

One of the world's top swimmers is competing in Ireland this weekend
# Swimming
# Swimming

One of the world's top swimmers is competing in Ireland this weekend

Apr 25th 2013, 12:40 PM 1,268 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Long Course Swimming Championships kick off in the National Aquatic Centre today.

Rising stars: TheScore.ie’s ones to watch in 2013
# Ones To Watch
# Ones To Watch

Rising stars: TheScore.ie’s ones to watch in 2013

Jan 1st 2013, 8:00 AM 7,943 Views 0 Comments

Check out who we rate among the best young prospects in Irish sport.

Super 8: Sycerika McMahon dominates national champs -- again
# Winning
# Winning

Super 8: Sycerika McMahon dominates national champs -- again

Dec 3rd 2012, 10:36 AM 488 Views 0 Comments

Seventeen-year-old Sycerika McMahon won three more national titles on the final day of the Irish Short Course Swimming Championships.

National championships: Junior swimmers smash Irish records in Lisburn
# Brendan Greats
# Brendan Greats

National championships: Junior swimmers smash Irish records in Lisburn

Dec 1st 2012, 8:35 PM 1,307 Views 0 Comments

They must be sprinkling pixie dust in the water.

Talent pool: Sycerika McMahon takes 5 titles at national championships
# In Her Wake
# In Her Wake

Talent pool: Sycerika McMahon takes 5 titles at national championships

Nov 30th 2012, 8:51 PM 968 Views 0 Comments

The Olympian’s gold haul included a new Irish record in the 200 metre medley, but watch out for Antoinette Neamt.

Breakfast of champions: here's what Ireland's top male swimmer got stuck into this morning
# Meaty
# Meaty

Breakfast of champions: here's what Ireland's top male swimmer got stuck into this morning

Nov 30th 2012, 12:01 PM 1,823 Views 2 Comments

Barry Murphy is in action at the National Short Course Championships in Lisburn this weekend.

Sycerika McMahon revels in medal success after London let-down
# Record Breaker
# Record Breaker

Sycerika McMahon revels in medal success after London let-down

Nov 28th 2012, 11:08 AM 628 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast swimmer won a bronze medal at the European Short Course Championships at the weekend.

Sycerika McMahon makes Euro final as Barry Murphy breaks national record
# Record Breaker
# Record Breaker

Sycerika McMahon makes Euro final as Barry Murphy breaks national record

Nov 24th 2012, 7:33 PM 807 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast swimmer will compete in the final of the Women’s 100m Breaststroke on Sunday.

More national records as Sycerika aims at European double
# Swimming
# Swimming

More national records as Sycerika aims at European double

Nov 23rd 2012, 5:40 PM 467 Views 0 Comments

Sycerika McMahon has qualified for tomorrow’s 100m IM final at the European Short Course Championships in France.

McMahon wins bronze at European Champs
# Swimming
# Swimming

McMahon wins bronze at European Champs

Nov 22nd 2012, 6:35 PM 766 Views 0 Comments

Sycerika McMahon set three national 50m breaststroke records as the European Short Course Championships got underway in Chartres, France.

Stay safe, Quade: It’s your sporting tweets of the week
# Twittershpere
# Twittershpere

Stay safe, Quade: It’s your sporting tweets of the week

Aug 26th 2012, 9:20 AM 1,854 Views 0 Comments

Olympians brought back to earth, eating lots of nachos and the best value chicken dinner this side of the Mississippi.

Olympic Village: Day Three, wrap
# Review
# Review

Olympic Village: Day Three, wrap

Jul 30th 2012, 10:43 PM 9,334 Views 3 Comments

There were a number of big surprises and some good news for Team Ireland today.

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, Day 3
Live Jul 30th 2012, 8:20 PM

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, Day 3

Off the record: 5 sports stories you may have missed this weekend
# Hidden Gems
# Hidden Gems

Off the record: 5 sports stories you may have missed this weekend

Jul 30th 2012, 1:35 PM 2,194 Views 0 Comments

Michelle Obama hugs the entire, new Dream Team and Sycerika McMahon is studying a South African sensation closely.

So close: Sycerika McMahon vows to come back stronger in four years
# DISAPPOINTED
# DISAPPOINTED

So close: Sycerika McMahon vows to come back stronger in four years

Jul 30th 2012, 12:01 PM 2,687 Views 3 Comments

The 17-year-old finished third in her heat in the 200m Individual Medley, but narrowly missed out on a semi-final spot.

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

Olympic Village: Day Two, wrap

Jul 29th 2012, 10:44 PM 8,528 Views 5 Comments

More shocks in the pool on a day when Team GB got their first medals and Team Ireland showed green shoots of promise.

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 3,987 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 4,880 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.

London 2012: Introducing… Sycerika McMahon
# 16 Days To Go
# 16 Days To Go

London 2012: Introducing… Sycerika McMahon

Jul 11th 2012, 12:03 PM 5,603 Views 7 Comments

The Portaferry teenager will be hoping to confirm her considerable potential this summer.

It's Sunday, so here are 18 of our favourite pics from the sporting week that was
# Developing Stories
# Developing Stories

It's Sunday, so here are 18 of our favourite pics from the sporting week that was

Jun 3rd 2012, 8:15 AM 929 Views 0 Comments

Join us for a quick flick through the photo album, won’t you?

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 3,603 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Stallard, Doyle into 200m breaststroke semis

May 24th 2012, 10:54 AM 235 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.

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 3,866 Views 4 Comments

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

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

May 23rd 2012, 9:00 AM 313 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Double delight: Melanie Nocher seals Olympic spot

May 22nd 2012, 5:33 PM 2,503 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 3,384 Views 8 Comments

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

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 341 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.

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 413 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Nocher falls short of Olympic qualification, despite victory

Mar 3rd 2012, 1:50 PM 214 Views 0 Comments

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

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 252 Views 0 Comments

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

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