Mona McSharry was fourth in the 50m breaststroke final this evening at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aries.
McSharry swam a season’s beat 31.96 seconds, but finished just outside the medals.
A member of the Marlin’s Swimming Club in Ballyshannon, McSharry – who hails from the village of Grange in north County Sligo – had swam 32.01 seconds in her semi-final.
Irish team-mate Niamh Coyle was fifth in 32.02 in the final.
World Junior gold medallist McSharry will also compete in the 100m breaststroke, 200m breaststroke and the 50m freestyle.
Mona McSharry and Niamh Coyne just outside the medals in 4th and 5th place in the women’s 50m breaststroke at the Youth Olympic Games #buenosaires2018 pic.twitter.com/rG8W0DJxEI
— Team Ireland (@TeamIreland) October 8, 2018