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Liam Jegou
Canoeing
#Canoeing: Ireland's Liam Jegou finished ninth in the Under-23 C1 at the canoe slalom World Championships this morning. The 20-year-old went off second last in the final in Krakow in Poland and set a time of 94.62 seconds. He lost…
Liam Jegou
Canoeing
#Canoeing: Liam Jegou qualified for the final at the canoe slalom World Championships in Krakow this morning. Going off last of the 20 qualifiers for the semi-final, with a high standard already set, Jegou knew he had to produce a…
Sam Curtis in action.
Canoeing
#Canoeing: Sam Curtis was left to rue his close miss in the first run of the under-23 K1 at the canoe slalom World Championships in Krakow in Poland. The Irishman had to wait around for a protracted period as a…
Sam Curtis
Canoeing
#Canoeing: Under-23 competitor Sam Curtis came frustratingly close to direct qualification on his first run at the canoe slalom World Championships in Krakow, Poland, this morning. The Irish paddler, competing in a K1, completed the course in 84.08 seconds, but…
Liam Jegou
Canoeing
#Canoeing: Liam Jegou topped the rankings in his first run and qualified directly for the semi-finals at the canoe slalom under-23 World Championships in Krakow in Poland. The Ireland C1 competitor had a fault-free round in 83.55 seconds. Ireland’s two…
The GB Paracanoe team announced are: Jeanette Chippington, Robert Oliver, Emma Wiggs, Ian Marsden, Anne Dickens and Nick Beighton
Canoeing
The British Paralympic Association (BPA) today announced the six athletes selected to represent ParalympicsGB at Rio 2016 in the sport of Paracanoe, set to feature on the Paralympic programme for the very first time this September. The team announced were:…
McNally Impresses at Wildwater World Championships
Canoeing
#Canoeing: Odhrán McNally finished eighth in the K1 men's sprint final at the ICF Wildwater World Championships on the Vrbas river, Banja Luka, Bosnia. The 19 year old was competing in his first senior wildwater Competition. He placed 17th out of…
Jenny Egan with her gold medal from the World Cup in Portugal. Margaret Hogan of the US took silver and Melanie Gebhardt of Germany bronze.
Canoeing
#Canoeing: Jenny Egan won a gold medal at the canoe sprint World Cup in Montemor-o-Velho in Portugal today. In a sprint to the line in strong winds Egan had .99 of a second to spare over Margaret Hogan of the…
Silver Medal for Jenny Egan at Canoe Sprint World Cup
Canoeing
#Canoeing: Jenny Egan took silver at the canoe sprint World Cup in Racice in the Czech Republic today. The Ireland competitor was a close second to Lani Belcher of Britain, who took the gold, and just ahead of Irene Burgo…
Paddle Your Way To The Blueway 10k This Summer
Canoeing
#Blueway10k - Blueway 10k aims to take all the hassle out of paddling activity whether kayaking or canoeing, allowing people quick and easy access to the water. It's a fantastic way to get fit, meet new people and learn great…
Egan Seventh in Second Olympic Qualifier Final
Canoeing
#Canoeing: Jenny Egan finished seventh in her K1 200m final at the canoe sprint European Olympic Qualifier in Duisburg in Germany today. Germany and Sweden secured the top two spots, and with them places at the Olympic Games in Rio…
O'Leary Qualifies for Paralympic Games at World Championships
Canoeing
#Canoeing: Patrick O’Leary won his B Final at Paracanoe World Championships in Duisburg this morning, placing 10th overall in KL3 200 and qualifying for the Paralympic Games. The Irishman, who was very close to taking an A Final place, beat…
Fitzsimon Fourth in Final of Olympic Qualifier
Canoeing
#Canoeing: Michael Fitzsimon finished fourth in the final of the K1 1,000 at the canoe sprint European Olympic Qualifier in Duisburg in Germany this morning. The perfomance was another step up for the man who has been competing as an…
Egan's First Olympic Qualification Bid Comes Up Short
Canoeing
#Canoeing: Jenny Egan finished eighth in the final of the K1 500 at the canoe sprint European Olympic Qualifier at Duisburg this morning, outside the places which would have qualified her for a place at the Olympic Games in Rio…
Jenny Egan in action at the Liffey Descent.
Canoeing
#Canoeing: Ireland brought their tally of finals reached to four at the canoe sprint European Olympic Qualifier in Duisburg today. Jenny Egan made her way to a second final – the K1 200 – and Tom Brennan for the men’s…
Fitzsimon Wins Semi-Final at Olympic Qualifier
Canoeing
#Canoeing: Michael Fitzsimon won his semi-final of the men’s K1 1,000 metres to reach the A Final at the canoe sprint European Olympic Qualifier in Duisburg in Germany. The under-23 competitor can qualify for the Olympic Games if he finishes…

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