Mona McSharry finishes fifth in European Championships final

Sligo swimmer Mona McSharry finished fifth in the 100m breaststroke final at the European Aquatics Championships in Rome.

The Grange native recorded a time of 1:07.14 at Saturday’s final.

Two Italian swimmers finished first and second respectively with Benedetta Pilato (1:05.97) winning gold and Lisa Angiolini winning silver.

Meanwhile, Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte finished third to win the bronze medal.