Mona McSharry is sure for the Paris Olympics.
The Sligo swimmer who trains in Donegal with the Marlins Swimming Membership in Ballyshannon posted a landmark Irish file within the 100m breaststroke on the World Aquatics Championship in Fukuoka, Japan.
McSharry dipped underneath the 1.06 mark for the primary time, successful her warmth in a time of 1.05.55.
She was the second quickest throughout all of the heats and progresses to the semi-final, which can happen on Monday afternoon. Solely Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte managed a sooner time than McSharry within the heats.
McSharry, now 22, reached the ultimate of the 100m breaststroke on the Tokyo Video games in 2021 and has now, as anticipated, assured her spot in Paris.
The World Aquatics Championships in Fukuoka is the primary of three alternatives for Irish swimmers to safe particular person Olympic locations, the second being the World Aquatics Championships in Doha, Qatar in February 2024, and the third being the Irish Open Swimming Championships in Might 2024.
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