Aileen Reid finished sixth in the Yokohama World Triathlon Series event in Japan.
Reid finished behind American winner Gwen Jorgensen as she moved up to seventh spot in the World Series standings.
Reid was just 13 seconds behind third-placed Emma Moffatt of Australian.
Cork triathlete Bryan Keane finished 13th place in the men’s event with Banbridge man Russell White in 50th.
Keane’s performance moves him up to 33rd in the series standings.
Reid’s performance improved her previous best finish this season of seventh in Australia.