One of the outstanding swimmers in the ICSD history. Member of the Aer Lingus Swim Club in Dublin, John was the most recognized figure at the 7th European Championships held in Vilnius, Lithuania, where he easily won six (6) gold medals in the following distance races of 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 100m backstroke, 200m backstroke, 100m butterfly, and 200m individual medley. He was many times Games champion and is still a world record holder in different distance events.
Other top finishers in this ranking order:
Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year