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Lambe and McCrohan Race Into A Final

29th May 2010
Lambe and McCrohan Race Into A Final

Claire Lambe and Siobhan McCrohan held their nerve in the closing stages of their semi-final to secure an A Final place at the World Cup regatta in Bled. The Ireland lightweight double scull, on its first outing, held off Poland to secure third behind Britain Two and the Netherlands. The United States, Britain One and Greece qualified from the other semi-final.

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

Men

Lightweight Double Scull – C Final (Places 13-18): 1 Italy Three (D Gilardoni, J Casiraghi) 6:30.49, 2 Poland 6:33.56, 3 Ireland One (N Kenny, J Ryan) 6:35.65, 4 Netherlands 6:35.83, 5 Denmark One 6:38.60, 6 Czech Republic 6:39.10. D Final (places 19-21): 1 Ireland Two (M O’Donovan, M Maher) 6:39.18, 2 Denmark Three 6:47.07, 3 Denmark Two 6:50.08.

Lightweight Single Scull – A/B Semi-Final (First Three to A Final; Rest to B Final): 1 Britain (Z Purchase) 7:22.02, 2 Slovakia (L Babac) 7:23.76, 3 Spain (D Sigurjoersson Benet) 7:24.11; 6 Ireland (C Moynihan) 7:37.03.

Adaptive Events

Legs, Trunk and Arms Mixed Coxed Four – A Final: 1 Britain 3:31.74, 2 Germany 3:35.40, 3 Ukraine 3:35.90, 4 Ireland (K Cromie, S Ryan, K Du Toit, S Caffrey; L Purdy) 3:37.91, 5 Poland 3:46.51, 6 Italy 3:50.46.

Arms and Shoulders Single Scull – A/B Semi-Final Two (First Three to A Final; Rest to B Final): 1 Britain Two (A Houghton) 5:30.03, 2 Ukraine (A Kryvchun) 5:33.34, 3 Russia (A Chuvashev) 5:34.89; 5 Ireland (K Doherty) 5:48.34. B Final (Places 7-12): 1 France Two 5:29.44, 2 Ireland (Doherty) 5:36.85.

Women

Lightweight Double Scull – A/B Semi-Final Two (First Three to A Final; Rest to B Final: 1 Britain Two (S Cullen, A Dennis) 7:25.19, 2 The Netherlands 7:27.12, 3 Ireland One (C Lambe, S McCrohan) 7:28.64; 4 Poland 7:32.48, 5 China Two 7:33.73, 6 France 7:35.78.

D Final (Places 19-22): 1 Russia (N Varfolomeeva, A Yazykova) 7:24.68, 2 Czech Republic 7:29.13, 3 Ireland Two (S Dolan, S Clavin) 7:31.84, 4 Ireland Three (D Kelly, S Jacob) 7:31.84.

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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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