Mona McSharry swims into US University record books

Sligo’s Mona McSharry’s growing reputation as an international class swimmer was underlined in the United States at the weekend when winning the women’s 200 metres for the University of Tennessee’s (UT) swimming team at the Tennessee Double Dual event in Knoxville.

McSharry swam 2:08.03 in Saturday’s finals in a time that ranks as third fastest in Tennessee history.

On Friday, McSharry swam a 58.28 in the 100 breast and is third all-time in UT history in the event.