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Paracanoeist O'Leary Qualifies For A Final at Canoe Sprint World Championships
#Canoeing: Paracanoeist Patrick O’Leary has qualified for the A Final at the canoe sprint World Championships at the Idroscalo course in Milan. O’Leary was second in the third of four semi-finals of the K1 KL3 event. He will qualify his…
Craig and Jegou Miss Out on Semi-Final Places at World Cup
#Canoeing: Ireland missed out on qualification for the semi-finals at the canoe slalom World Cup in Pau in France. Liam Jegou, in the men's C1, came closest, finishing 26th in his first run, where 20 qualified. Hannah Craig, in the…
Jenny Egan Falls Just Short of Medal at European Games in Baku
#CANOEING: Jenny Egan finished fourth, in a photo finish, in the final of the K1 5000 metres at the European Games in Azerbaijan today. Egan was just .455 of a second off matching the bronze medal she achieved at the…
Jezierski and Jenny Egan To Compete in B Finals in Baku
#CANOEING: Ireland’s Andrzej Jezierski qualified for the B Final (places 10 to 18) of the men’s C1 200 metres at the European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan today. Jezierski finished sixth in his heat but improved to fifth in his semi-final.…
26 Canoeists Rescued From River Foyle
#foylerescue – A group of canoeiests are safe after capsizing on the river Foyle this afternoon and sparking a major resuce operation. At 2.05pm Belfast Coastguard was alerted by Police Service Northern Ireland, (PSNI) to an incident in the River…
Jenny Egan Seventh at World Cup
#CANOEING: Jenny Egan finished seventh in the K1 5,000 metres at the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Duisburg in Germany today. The race was won by Lani Belcher of Britain, and Britain also took bronze through Louisa Sawers, with Serbian…
O'Leary Fourth in World Cup Final in Duisburg
#CANOEING: Ireland’s Pat O’Leary had to settle for fourth at the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Duisburg, Germany today. The paracanoeist qualified for the final of the KL3 on Thursday. Germany’s Tom Kierey won, from Artem Voronkov of Russia and…
Egan and Brennan Go Out at Semi-Final Stage in Duisburg
#CANOEING: Ireland’s Tom Brennan and Jenny Egan failed to make it through their semi-finals at the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Duisburg, Germany today. Egan finished eighth and Brennan ninth in their K1 200 races. Egan goes in the K1…
Jenny Egan in World Cup Semi-Final at Duisburg
#CANOEING: Jenny Egan qualified for the semi-final of the K1 200 metres by finishing fourth in her heat this evening at the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Duisburg. Egan also qualified for semi-finals of the K1 500m, but finished seventh…
Bronze Medal for Jenny Egan at European Canoe Sprint Championships
#CANOEING: Jenny Egan brought Ireland a first senior medal at the European Canoe Sprint Championships when she took bronze in the Women’s K1 5,000 metres in Racice in the Czech Republic today. Egan, from the Salmon Leap club in Leixlip,…
B Finals for Egan and Brennan at European Sprints
#CANOEING: Jenny Egan and Tom Brennan moved into B Finals but Andrzej Jezierski did not start his semi-final of the C1 200 at the European Canoe Sprint Championships in Racice in the Czech Republic. Egan was competing in the K1…
Jezierski and Egan Set Themselves Tough Task at Europeans
#CANOEING: Andrzej Jezierski and Jenny Egan both finished seventh in 200m heats and must get through semi-finals if they are to reach the final at the European Canoe Sprint Championships in Racice in the Czech Republic. Both Jezierski and Egan…
Paracanoeist O'Leary in Final at European Sprint Championships
#CANOEING: Pat O’Leary qualified for the final of the KL3 paracanoeing event at the European Sprint Championships in Racice in the Czech Republic today. O’Leary finished second in his heat of the 200 metre event. Barry Watkins and Michael Fitzsimons…
Hendrick Twins Place Fourth in World in Brazil
#CANOEING: Noel and Robert Hendrick narrowly missed a podium finish at the Junior and Under-23 Canoe Slalom World Championships in Brazil. The twin brothers, competing in a Junior C2 (Canadian canoe), finished fourth behind French, Czech and German pairings. The…
GB Dragonboat Team Hope To Sail Through World Championships
#dragonboat – The Great Britain Dragonboat team prepare with excitement and determination in readiness for their travels to Niagara in Canada, for the World Dragonboat Racing Championships in August this year. After coming away with 9 medals, which included 3…
Irish Student Dies On Slovenia Canoeing Trip
#Canoeing - The death of an Irish student on a canoeing trip in Slovenia is the second tragedy to befall a north Dublin college's adventure sports management course, as The Irish Times reports. The young man, who has not yet…

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