McSharry Double Podiums at TYR Pro Swim Series

ByEmma Porter |

The 2024 TYR Pro Swim Series took place in Knoxville, Tennessee, over the weekend with two Irish swimmers in action.

Representing the University of Tennessee, Mona McSharry clocked 1:06.23 in the 100 Breast Final to finish in second place. Current World Record holder Lilly King took the top spot on the podium in 1:05.67.

McSharry was back in action for the 200 Breast later in the competition, this time claiming a bronze medal. Kate Douglass took the top spot on the podium with a new American Record, while Lilly King touched in second.

Also in action was Grace Hodgins, representing the Sarasota Sharks, who swam 16:57.97to finish 8th in the 1500 Freestyle, and 10th in the 800 Freestyle in 8:56.84. Both events were won by their World Record holder Katie Ledecky, who swam 15:38.81 and 8:14.97.

World Deaf Youth Games

Three swimmers are in action in São Paulo, Brazil, competing at the 2024 World Deaf Youth Games, from the 15th to the 22nd of January.

  • Abbi Craig | Limavady
  • Gemma Whelan | Dolphin
  • Jessica Cunningham | Mullingar Jets

Dolphin Head Coach Mick McCormack will also travel with the team as coach.

Credit: Deaf Sports Ireland
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