Barry Murphy


Barry is an Irish swimmer from Dublin, Ireland. He was educated at Belvedere College, Dublin, he is a member of Aer Lingus Swimming Club(ALS). In September 2005, Murphy began attending, and competing for the USA’s University of Tennessee; the 2008–09 school year marked his senior year of swimming for the Tennessee Volunteers.

The year after Barry completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Tennessee, he moved to Ann Arbor, to train under world renowned sprint coach Mike Bottom and swim for the prestigious Club Wolverine. Murphy trains as a part of the International Elite Team. This is a group of international swimmers dedicated to bettering themselves, the community and the sport by training, promoting and evolving swimming. Barry was a 2012 Olympian representing Ireland. He swam the 50 Free and 100 Breaststroke in London at the Olympic Games.

Athletic Accomplishments:

  • Ireland National Record Holder
  • 9x NCAA All-American
  • Ireland National Team Member