McSharry On Form in Glasgow

ByEmma Porter |

Ireland’s Mona McSharry has set a new Irish Record today as preparations continue for the World Aquatics Championships in July.

McSharry had an impressive weekend, competing at the Glasgow International Swim Meet. Today, she set a new Irish Senior Record in the 200m Breaststroke on the final day of racing.

The 22-year-old posted a time of 2:24.50, going under 2:25 for the first time, to break her 2021 record of 2:25.08, set in the heats at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Earlier in the weekend, McSharry placed first in the 100m Breaststroke in 1:06.15, just one tenth of a second off her Irish record of 1:06.04 set at the Irish Open Championships in April.

Other notable performances from the Glasgow International Meet this weekend were:

16-year-old John Shortt of National Centre Limerick, selected for the European Junior Championships in July, World Championships and European U23 Championships in August, won the 100m (55.89) and 200m (2:01.35) Backstroke.

Ards’ Grace Davison, selected for the European Junior and European U23 Championships was third in the 200m (2:17.32) and 400m (4:55.86) Individual Medley and the 100m Freestyle (57.09).

Maria Godden, of National Centre Limerick, who will compete at the European U23 Championships was third in the 50m (29.42), 100m (1:01.55) and 200m Backstroke (2:14.08).

National Centre Limerick’s Jack Cassin, selected for the European U23 Championships, was third in the 400m Individual Medley in 4:29.93.

At the AP Race London International, Daniel Wiffen claimed gold in the 1500m Freestyle in 14:57.30 and silver in the 400m Freestyle in 3:50.88. Wiffen’s twin brother Nathan was second in the 1500m Freestyle in 15:45.71. Both will compete in the 800m Freestyle tomorrow.

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