European Final for Irish Swimmers

June 25, 2015

Best wishes to Mona McSharry, Emma Reid,  Danielle Hill and Rachel Bethel who will be on this evening in their first Final of the European Games.

Hill led the team off with the Backstroke turning at the 50m mark in 5th place, swimming her third event of the morning she then pulled it back in the second 50 metres putting Mona McSharry in third going in for the Breaststroke leg.

McSharry powered through the Breaststroke handing over to Emma Reid for the Butterfly still in third place. Reid and Bethel on Freestyle then carried it home for Ireland finishing in 4:19.56 and third in the heat.

Russia dominated heat 2 of the Medley Relay and will be the fastest qualifier in today’s final in 4:09.96 while Great Britain won heat 1 in 4:13.43.

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