Mona McSharry again narrowly missed out on a medal in Buenos Aires last night.
The Sligo swimmer finished just 7-hundredths of a second off bronze in the women's 50-metre freestyle.
Dublin’s Niamh Coyne has taken the silver medal in the women’s 100m breaststroke at the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games with a time of 1:08.90. Sligo’s Mona McSharry finished just out of the medals in fourth place with a time of 1:08.97. Mona was first to turn at halfway, just missing out on a medal in the closing meters. While Galway gymnast Emma Slevin has qualified for two more finals today following a phenomenal performance on the balance beam, netting her a fourth place with a 12.433. This means that she has not only qualified for the balance beam final, but also for the all-around finals which take place on Friday 12 October.
Mona McSharry has secured her place in the semi-finals of the 50 metres Breaststroke at the European Championships in Glasgow.
The 17 year old from Sligo finished third in her heat in a time of 31.09 seconds, which was 10th fastest overall.
She will be back in the water for the semi finals this evening.
Sligo’s Mona McSharry will bid to reach the finals of the 100m breaststroke at the European Swimming Championships later.
McSharry competes in the semi finals of the 100m breaststroke just after 5:30.
Niamh Coyne and Sligo's Mona McSharry have booked their places in the 100-metres breaststroke final at the Youth Olympic Games in Argentina.
Coyne was second in her semi-final while McSharry qualified eighth fastest overall.
Galway's Emma Slevin is into the final of women's uneven bars.
Sligo swimmer Mona McSharry narrowly missed out on a medal at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires last night.
The world junior champion finished just a fifth-of-a-second down on bronze in the 50-metre breaststroke final.
She will return to the pool this afternoon for the heats of the 100-metre breaststroke.
Mona McSharry from Sligo and Niamh Coyne will both swim in this evening's final of the 50-metre breaststroke in Buenos Aires.
Coyne was second in her semi final, and McSharry third.
The final is due in the pool at 10.14 tonight, Irish time.