Tipperary’s Mawdsley helps Ireland relay team to 5th in World Indoor final

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Tipperary’s Sharlene Mawdsley has helped Ireland’s women’s 4x400m relay team to a fifth place in the world finish.

The quartet of Mawdsley, Phil Healy, Sophie Becker and Roisín Harrison came fifth in last night’s final in Glasgow.

Ireland ran a time of 3:28:92, which was three seconds shy of Gold medal winners the Netherlands.

Newport AC’s Mawdsley ran the second fastest split of the entire race, running the anchor leg in a time of 50.47 seconds.