McSharry in fi­nal at Youth Olympics

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GRANGE’S Mona McSharry pro­gressed to the 50m Breast­stroke Fi­nal at the World Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires along with fel­low Team Ire­land team­mate Ni­amh Coyne.

Af­ter two fan­tas­tic per­for­mances in the morn­ing, which saw both girls win their heats, McSharry ad­vanced to the semi-fi­nal sec­ond over­all in 31.78 and Coyne fifth in 31.90.

Both im­pressed again in Sun­day night’s semi-fi­nals with Coyne touch­ing sec­ond in her semi-fi­nal in 31.80 while McSharry was third in hers in 32.02, the duo se­cur­ing places for the fi­nal in 4th and 6th re­spec­tively.

The 50m Breast­stroke Fi­nal took place at 10.14pm (Mon­day).

Boxer Dean Clancy from Ballinode is also part of the Team Ire­land group in Buenos Aires.

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