Sean O’Riordan is a 21-year-old from Cork and a 3rd year student studying speech and language therapy at UCC. He is vision impaired and entered UCC through the DARE scheme. He spends most of his time either training or at college.
He’s been swimming from a very young age and is currently a member of the Irish Para swim team. He has trained and competed in locations such as London, Berlin and Tokyo over the last few years and competed at the Europeans in Dublin in 2018.
Committed to both his sport and his course he gets up most mornings at 5am, goes to training, then spends the next few hours on college work.