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Sail for Gold – Halfway Podcast with Team Manager

9th June 2011
Sail for Gold – Halfway Podcast with Team Manager

Winds are dropping and we're only at the half way stage of the Sail for Gold Regatta. There can be many a slip between lip and cup. Olympic team manager James O'Callaghan is right to be cautious but yesterday's news that Annalise Murphy produced two wins against the strongest Laser Radial fleet in the world (including a race winning margin of two minutes over the world champion) to lead Sail for Gold overall is a huge lift for Irish sailing.

Both Annalise and Peter O'Leary and David Burrows in the Star are well positioned going into the second half of the regatta lying first and fourth respectively. Agonisingly the 49er pairing of Ed Butler and Ben Lynch missed the cut for Gold fleet by one point yesterday.

Listen in to the rest of the conversation about the Irish team on a bad line from Weymouth...

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Published in Olympics 2012 Team

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