Sycerika McMahon in Irish team for World Championships

Sycerika McMahon after receiving her medal in France

Sycerika McMahon has been selected in Ireland's team for the World Championships in Barcelona next month.

The Portaferry teenager made the qualification time during the London Olympics when she swam 2:14.76 in the 200m individual medley.

McMahon, a European silver medallist, will take up a swimming scholarship at Texas A&M following the competition.

Chris Bryan, Fiona Doyle and Barry Murphy will also represent Ireland in Spain from 20 July to 4 August.

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