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Casey in Lucerne Semi-Final

10th July 2009

Sean Caseyqualified for tomorrow’s semi-finals at the World Cup in Lucerne. The bigKerryman finished fourth in his heat, but took the second qualification placein his repechage, behind Warren Anderson of the United States. Neither of thewomen’s lightweight double sculls made the cut.  

World Cup, Lucerne (Irish interest) Men, Single Scull – Heat Two (First to Semi-Final A/B; rest to Repechage): 1 Belgium (T Maeyens) 7:29.93, 4 Ireland (S Casey) 7:44.98. Repechage One (First Two to Semi-Final): 1 United States (W Anderson) 7:28.66, 2 Ireland (Casey) 7:31.61; 3 Finland 7:42.09, 4 France 7:47.92. Women, Lightweight Double Scull – Heats (First Two to Semi-Final A/B) – Heat One: 1 Britain (H Goodsell, S Hosking) 7:25.19, 2 Greece (T Kalampoka, C Giazitzidou) 7:26.98; 6 Ireland One (H Campbell, O Hayes) 7:43.42. Heat Three: 1 Canada (L Jennerich, S Preston) 7:27.20, 2 Poland (M Kemnitz, A Renc) 7:30.33; 4 Ireland Two (D Kelly, S Clavin) 7:47.51. Repechages (First Three to Semi-Finals; rest to C Final): Repechage One: 1 Austria 7:43.59, 2 Netherlands 7:45.69, 3 United States 7:47.42; 4 Ireland One 7:54.09, 5 Sweden Two 8:03.82. Repechage Two: 1 Switzerland 7:44.97, 2 Hungary 7:46.27, 3 Sweden One 7:46.39; 4 Ireland Two 7:59.14, 5 Korea 8:03.95.
Liam Gorman

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Liam Gorman is a writer and reporter. He is the co-author of Little Lady, One Man, Big Ocean, published in the United States and Canada as Crossing the Swell. He is the rowing correspondent of the Irish Times.  

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