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#Canoeing: Ireland’s Darragh Clarke won the junior event at the Krumlovsky Vodacky Marathon in the Czech Republic – his third consecutive win at this level in this event. The 18-year-old wildwater paddler from Chapelizod was taking part in the marathon event in Cesky Krumlov for the fifth time.
#Canoeing: The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, has honoured wildwater canoeist Darragh Clarke for his achievement in taking gold at the junior European Championships in Macedonia. The 18-year-old from Chapelizod was invited to meet the Taoiseach at Government Buildings.
Clarke took a silver medal at the junior world championships in Austria in 2017. Though he can compete for the rest of the year as a junior – he will take on the Liffey Descent on September 15th – he says he is already preparing to campaign in the under-23 ranks.