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Heurteau's London 2012 Bid Comes Up Short at Canoe Slalom World Championships

11th September 2011
Heurteau's London 2012 Bid Comes Up Short at Canoe Slalom World Championships

Ireland’s Ciaran Heurteau finished 28th in the K1 semi-finals at the Canoe Slalom World Championships this morning in Bratislava in Slovakia. The top 10 go to the final, but a place in the top 15 countries would have qualified the boat for London 2012.  Heurteau’s placing  fell outside this mark.

Canoe Slalom World Championships, Bratislava, Slovakia

Men's Semi-Finals (Irish interest) – K1 (First 10 to Final; first 15 countries qualify for London Olympics): 1 France (B Neveu) 94.40; 28 C Heurteau 104.99 (9.59 behind).

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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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