Mona McSharry finishes 5th in Senior Final at Europeans

Ireland's Mona McSharry finished fifth in the final of the 100m breaststroke in the European short course championships in Copenhagen.

The 17-year old Sligo swimmer - who swims with the Marlin's Swimming Club in Ballyshannon - was the eighth fastest qualifier for the final.

She was competing in her first senior international final.

She set a new Irish record of 1:05.01 and finished in fifth spot, and was only 0.2 seconds outside the medal places.