McSharry improves on her IM best in Copenhagen

Mona McSharry swam a lifetime best of 1:01.90 when finishing seventh in a fast heat in the 100m Individual Medley at the European Championships in Copenhagen this morning.

The Grange youngster was also part of the Irish team that set a new national record of 1:43.15 in the Senior Mixed Medley Relay.

McSharry is back in the pool on Friday for the heats of the 100 metres breaststroke.

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Jordan Sloan is the only Irish swimmer that has made it through to this evening’s finals, having has secured a place in the 200m Freestyle.


Day 2 Heats Results
200m Freestyle                
Jordan Sloan                     H 1:43.26 (3rd) ISR
Brendan Hyland                 H 1:47.68
200m Breaststroke         
Alex Murphy                      H 2:08.05
Darragh Greene                H 2:11.02
Nicholas Quinn                  H 2:12.68
100m Freestyle                
Danielle Hill                       H 56.55
100m Backstroke             
Conor Ferguson                H 53.32
100m IM                              
Mona McSharry                H 1:01.90
4x50m Medley                  
Ireland                               H 1:43.15Day 2 Finals Schedule
200m Freestyle Final     Jordan Sloan       4.08pm
Athlete Home Programme Coach
Calum Bain University of Stirling Bradley Hay
Conor Brines Larne Peter Hill
Conor Ferguson National Centre (Dublin) Ben Higson
Darragh Greene University College Dublin Earl McCarthy
Danielle Hill Larne Peter Hill
Brendan Hyland National Centre (Dublin) Ben Higson
Mona McSharry Marlins (Ballyshannon) Grace Meade
Alex Murphy National Centre (Dublin) Ben Higson
Nicholas Quinn University of Edinburgh Chris Jones
Jordan Sloan Bangor Paul Dennis