Noel Marsden – Westmeath

Noel Marsden from Co Westmeath is currently on dialysis awaiting a kidney transplant. He will be competing in the 30-39 years age category in

the following events:

  • Swimming – 50m Freestyle
  • Swimming – 4×50 Freestyle Relay
  • Swimming – 4×50 Medley Relay
  • Swimming – 50 m Breast Stroke
  • Swimming – 100m Breast Stroke
  • 10 Pin Bowling (Doubles)
  • Cycling – 20km Road Race

Noel works as a software developer in Dublin. He is 4yrs on Dialysis, and first time at the games and very much looking forward to it. Noel has a duaghter, Ava,Enjoys most sports especially swimming and soccer.

‘It is something to look forward to, and provides some motivation to be the best I can be even with difficult health issues. Its an opportunity to prove to myself that being on dialysis doesn’t mean I can’t compete and enjoy sports anymore’.