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Annalise Brings Home Olympic Medal-Winning Laser Dinghy

1st December 2016
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Annalise Murphy sails her winning Laser Radial dinghy at Rio 2016 Annalise Murphy sails her winning Laser Radial dinghy at Rio 2016 Photo: World Sailing

#Annalise - After a whirlwind 24-hour round trip by ferry and road to Britain this week, Annalise Murphy has returned to Ireland with the boat she sailed to a silver medal at this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio.

The idea of taking ownership of the historic Laser Radial dinghy was first mooted by our own WM Nixon back in August, and quickly gathered pace as Jim Cusask talked up the notion for the Irish Independent.

Here’s hoping Annalise and team have plans to let the public get a closer look at the dinghy she raced to success on Guanabara Bay at Rio 2016.

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