Tonga’s first female Olympic swimmer, Irene Prescott, counts her experience in Rio as invaluable saying “it was an extreme challenge and nerve racking to race with the best swimmers in the world”. The experience has inspired her to continue on her journey of improving her swimming technique and to compete in future world competitions.
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Results for Irene Prescott
Monday 5 September 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Saturday 13 August 2016
Tongan swimmer Irene Prescott (22) finished fifth in her heat for the Women’s 50m freestyle at the Olympics Acquatic Stadium today August 13 (Brazil time), with a time of 28.68 seconds.
Friday 5 August 2016
Irene Prescott (22) looks at how far she has come to get to the Rio Olympics and sees her efforts not as sacrifice. “To me it is not really a sacrifice but a way of life and I hope to inspire all the young people in Tonga to choose a healthy lifestyle and strive to reach their personal goals,” she says.
Monday 5 August 2013
Three Australian-based Tongan swimmers Ifalemi Sau-Paea, Irene Prescott and Charissa Panuve have competed in the FINA World Championships (International Swimming Federation) in Barcelona, Spain, which ended yesterday after of two-weeks of competition.