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Geraghty-McDonnell Finishes 16th At Oppy Worlds As Team Ireland Makes Nations Cup Top 10

6th September 2018
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Irish boats in the thick of it at Limassol last Friday Irish boats in the thick of it at Limassol last Friday Photo: Matias Capizzano/2018 Optimist Worlds Cyprus

#Optimist - The provisional results are in from the last day of racing at the 2018 Optimist Worlds, and National Yacht Club youth Rian Geraghty-McDonnell places 16th in the final tally.

Close behind is fellow Team Ireland member James Dwyer-Matthews of Kinsale Yacht Club at 19th out of the 66-boat Gold fleet.

Further down the leaderboard, Justin Lucas held on for a 50th-place finish after a rough week on the water at Limassol in Cyprus.

In the Silver fleet, Cork Harbour sailors Harry Twomey and Michael Crosbie finished 27th and 51st respectively.

All five contributed to Ireland placing eighth in the Nations Cup, just a few points shy of France and Germany in the final standings.

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