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Lambe and McCrohan Sixth in A Final

30th May 2010
Lambe and McCrohan Sixth in A Final

Ireland’s lightweight double of Siobhan McCrohan and Claire Lambe finished sixth in the A Final at the World Cup in Bled in Slovenia. The race was marked out by a dominant performance by the United States crew  of Abelyn Broughton and Ursula Grobler, who established an early lead and were never really tested. Britain’s Hester Goodsell and Sophie Hosking, who took silver, were over six seconds behind at the end. Lambe and McCrohan held fifth for much of the race but were passed by Britain’s second crew of Stephanie Cullen and Andrea Dennis in the closing stages.

 Racing in Bled was brought forward because of worries about the weather. 

 World Cup Regatta, Bled, Slovenia

Women, Lightweight Double Scull – A Final: 1 United States (A Broughton, U Grobler) 7:07.75, 2 Britain One (H Goodsell, S Hosking) 7:13.11, 3 Greece (T Kalampoka, C Giazitzidou) 7:17.09; 4 Netherlands (R Sigmond, M Head) 7:20.40, 5 Britain Two (S Cullen, A Dennis) 7:20.92, 6 Ireland One (S McCrohan, C Lambe) 7:22.99.

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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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