17 year old Sharlene Mawdsley competes for Newport AC, Tipperary. She is a highly talented Irish sprinter, ranked last year at number 2 over 100m and number 1 over 200m at under 18 level. She made the European Junior 200m Final at 16 years of age, and was part of the Ireland 4x100 relay squad that finished fourth.
HER PBS ARE:
200: 24.05 [23.73 wind assisted]
Her role models are her own training group, who she thanks for helping her stay positive and giving her that extra push when she needs it.
She is concentrating on making a successful transition from Junior athlete to Senior, and has the European Juniors in 2017 as a target to aim for. She is currently in year 5 at Saint Mary's, Newport, Tipperary.
AMONGST HER FAVOURITE THINGS:
Pizza and chorizo (possibly at the same time), she likes listening to Kanye West and T.I.N.A. by Fuse ODG before a race, and watching Fast Girls before the start of her racing season. She also likes "We're The Millers".