Another magnificent swim from Mona McSharry has landed Ireland a second medal at the World Short Course Championships in Abu Dhabi – her bronze medal win in the 100m breaststroke also coming gift wrapped with another Irish record.
Having missed out on bronze by just .04 of a second in the 50m breaststroke on Friday, the Sligo swimmer wasn’t about to be left disappointed for a second time, finishing superbly well to snatch bronze in 1:03.92, nudging defending champion and world record holder Alia Atkinson of Jamaica off the medal podium.
For McSharry, who this summer in Tokyo became the first Irish swimmer to make an Olympic final since 199 …