Menu
Allianz and Afloat - Supporting Irish Boating

Ireland's sailing, boating & maritime magazine

In association with ISA Logo Irish Sailing

Terrific Start for Lambe and McCrohan

28th May 2010
Terrific Start for Lambe and McCrohan

Ireland's young lightweight double scull of Siobhan McCrohan and Claire Lambe sprung a surprise by winning their heat and qualifying directly for the semi-finals at the World Cup regatta in Bled. The Tribesmen/UCD unit led from early on and held off Italy and fancied Poland to take the only place on offer. Cathal Moynihan had earlier qualified directly for the men's lightweight single scull semi-final.

World Cup Regatta, Bled, Slovenia Day One (Irish interest)

Men

Lightweight Double Scull Heats (Winner Directly to A/B Semi-Finals) – Heat One: 1 Canada (D Vandor, C Sylvester) 6:38.60; 2 Austria 6:45.11, 3 Greece 6:50.04, 4 Denmark One 6:51.61, 5 Ireland One (N Kenny, J Ryan) 6:52.15, 6 Denmark Two 7:06.50.

Heat Two: 1 Italy Two (L Bertini, E Luini) 6:35.21; 2 China One 6:37.84, 3 Britain (B Rowe, P Chambers) 6:43.07, 4 Serbia 6:44.57, 5 The Netherlands 6:44.73, 6 Ireland Two (M O’Donovan, M Maher) 6:47.39.

Repechages (First Two to A/B Semi-Finals): Repechage One: 1 United States (J Winter, B De Regt) 6:31.07, 2 Serbia 6:32.36; 4 Ireland One (Kenny, Ryan) 6:39.14.

Repechage Two: 1 Portugal 6:32.58, 2 Britain (Rowe, Chambers) 6:34.40.

Repechage Three: 1 Greece (P Magdanis, E Konsolas) 6:34.37, 2 Slovenia 6:35.83; 4 Ireland Two (O’Donovan, Maher) 6:41.21.

Lightweight Single Scull Heats (First Three Direct to A/B Semi-Finals) – Heat Three: 1 France One (M Goisset) 7:14.17, 2 Ireland (C Moynihan) 7:18.98, 3 France Two (Fabien Dufour) 7:19.93; 4 Uzbekhistan (A Kudryashov) 7:33.93.

Adaptive Events

Legs, Trunk and Arms Mixed Four – Heat One (Winner to A Final): 1 Britain 3:32.63; 3 Ireland (K Cromie, S Ryan, K Du Toit, S Caffrey; cox: L Purdy) 3:38.17. Repechage (Four to A Final): 1 Ukraine 3:42.52, 2 Ireland 3:44.0, 3 Poland 3:45.68, 4 Italy 3:50.87, 5 Russia 3:51.62.

Arms and Shoulders Single Scull – Heats (First Three Directly to A/B Semi-Final) – Heat Two: 1 Ukraine (A Kryvchun) 5:16.13, Spain 5:20.58, 3 Ireland (K Doherty) 5:25.61; 4 France Two 5:33.26, 5 Croatia Two 7:03.24.

Women

Lightweight Double Scull Heats (Winner Directly to A/B Semi-Finals; Rest to Repechages) – Heat Two: 1 Ireland One (C Lambe, S McCrohan) 7:14.84; 2 Italy (E Trivella, E Bello) 7:17.26, 3 Poland (M Kemnitz, A Renc) 7:27.18, 4 Sweden 7:31.89, 5 Russia 7:36.93, 6 Czech Republic 7:41.39.

Heat Three: 1 United States (A Broughton, U Grobler) 7:13.56; 2 China Two 7:24.13, 3 Greece 7:27.90, 4 Spain 7:34.84, 5 Ireland Two (S Dolan, S Clavin) 7:49.32.

Heat Four: 1 Netherlands (R Sigmond, M Head) 7:20.20; 2 China One 7:24.47, 3 Switzerland 7:33.23, 4 Portugal 7:37.61, 6 Ireland Three (D Kelly, S Jacob) 7:39.91.

Repechages (First Two to A/B Semi-Finals) – Repechage One: 1 Poland 7:12.97, 2 Spain 7:15.27; 5 Ireland Three (Kelly, Jacob) 7:31.07. Repechage Four: 1 China One (X Wang, W Huang) 7:13.14, 2 France 7:19.61; 4 Ireland Two (Dolan, Clavin) 7:35.71.

Click this link for Irish Rowing details

Click this link for the Latest Rowing News

Published in Rowing
Liam Gorman

About The Author

Liam Gorman

Email The Author

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.  

We've got a favour to ask

More people are reading Afloat.ie than ever thanks to the power of the internet but we're in stormy seas because advertising revenues across the media are falling fast. Unlike many news sites, we haven’t put up a paywall because we want to keep our marine journalism open.

Afloat.ie is Ireland's only full–time marine journalism team and it takes time, money and hard work to produce our content.

So you can see why we need to ask for your help.

If everyone chipped in, we can enhance our coverage and our future would be more secure. You can help us through a small donation. Thank you.

Direct Donation to Afloat button
Who is Your Sailor of the Year 2020?
Total Votes:
First Vote:
Last Vote:

Featured Sailing School

INSS sidebutton

Featured Clubs

dbsc mainbutton
Howth Yacht Club
Kinsale Yacht Club
National Yacht Club
Royal Cork Yacht Club
Royal Irish Yacht club
Royal Saint George Yacht Club

Featured Brokers

leinster sidebutton

Featured Webcams

Featured Car Brands

subaru sidebutton

Featured Associations

ISA sidebutton dob
ICRA
isora sidebutton

Featured Events 2021

vdlr21 sidebutton

Featured Sailmakers

northsails sidebutton
uksails sidebutton
quantum sidebutton
watson sidebutton

Featured Chandleries

CHMarine Afloat logo
osm sidebutton
https://afloat.ie/resources/marine-industry-news/viking-marine

Featured Marinas

dlmarina sidebutton

Featured Blogs

W M Nixon - Sailing on Saturday
podcast sidebutton
mansfield sidebutton
BSB sidebutton
wavelengths sidebutton
 

Please show your support for Afloat by donating