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Lambe Fifth in A Final at World Cup

5th May 2012
Lambe Fifth in A Final at World Cup

#ROWING: Claire Lambe finished fifth in the A Final of the lightweight single sculls at the World Cup in Belgrade today. The 21-year-old Dubliner struggled to stay with the hot pace set by Michaela Taupe-Traer of Austria and Kathryn Twyman of Britain, who took the gold and silver medals. Pamela Weisshaupt of Switzerland took the bronze.

World Cup, Belgrade – Day Two (Irish interest)

Men

Lightweight Double Scull – C Final (places 13 to 18): 1 Austria Two 6:24.17, 2 Austria Three 6:24.21, 3 Slovenia Two 6:26.16, 4 Croatia 6:26.66, 5 Ireland (M O’Donovan, N Kenny) 6:26.67, 6 Austria One 6:27.57.

Lightweight Single – C Final: Ireland (M Maher) did not start.

Women

Single Scull – A/B Semi-Final (First Three to A Final; rest to B Final): 1 China (X Zhang) 7:18.59, 2 Czech Republic (M Knapkova) 7:18.81, 3 Ireland (S Puspure) 7:27.27; 4 Estonia (K Pajusalu) 7:32.15, 5 Serbia Two (I Filipovic) 7:43.16, 6 Ukraine (N Huba) 7:48.97.

Lightweight Single Scull – Repechage (First Four to A/B Semi-Final): 1 Switzerland (P Weisshaupt) 7:55.81, 2 Ireland (C Lambe) 7:57.35, 3 Sweden One (C Lilja) 7:58.63, 4 Croatia (H Pavkovic) 8:01.57; 5 Sweden Two (L Kalstroem) 8:06.42. A Final: 1 Austria (M Taupe-Traer) 7:48.45, 2 Britain (K Twyman) 7:50.11, 3 Switzerland (P Weisshaupt) 7:52.83; 4 Sweden 8:03.47, 5 Ireland 8:03.47, 6 Croatia 8:09.51.

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