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Ireland Adaptive Coxed Four Takes Bronze in Italy

29th April 2012

#ROWING: The Ireland adaptive rowing crew which has qualified for the Paralympic Games in London took bronze at an international regatta in Varese in Italy on Saturday. The crew of Anne-Marie McDaid, Sarah Caffrey, Shane Ryan, Kevin du Toit and cox Helen Arbuthnot set a new Irish record of three minutes 28.3 seconds for the legs, trunk and arms mixed coxed four, filling  the third spot behind Britain and Germany. Today, Ireland, with Kevin Wall in for Ryan, finished fifth.

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