Ireland's sailing, boating & maritime magazine

Lambe and Dolan Complete Good Day for Irish

22nd July 2010
Lambe and Dolan Complete Good Day for Irish

Claire Lambe and Sarah Dolan moved confidently into the semi-finals of the World Under-23 Championships in Belarus by placing second in their heat of the lightweight double sculls. Canada set a startling pace at the start and won from there, but Ireland carved out a notch in second and held it to the end. Spain held off Denmark for the third direct qualification spot for the A/B semi-finals.

World Under-23 Championships, Belarus. Day One (Irish interest):


Lightweight Pair – Heat Four (First Two Directly to A/B Semi-Finals): 1 Ireland (P Hanily, A English) 6:54.86, 2 Hong Kong 6:59.95; 3 Moldova 7:11.77, 4 Belarus 7:16.45

Lightweight Quadruple Scull – Heat One (First Three Directly to A/B Semi-Finals): 1 Germany 6:00.49, 2 Ireland (N Kenny, M Maher, M O’Donovan, J Ryan) 6:01.75, 3 Greece 6:02.89; 4 France 6:04.16, 5 Slovakia 6:32.71


Single Scull – Heat Three (First Two Directly to A/B Semi-Finals; rest to Repechages): 1 Norway (T Gjoertz) 7:50.13, 2 Estonia (K Pajusalu) 7:51.10; 3 Britain 7:59.26, 4 Serbia 8:00.09, 5 Ireland (L Dilleen) 8:05.71.

Lightweight Double Sculls – Heat Two (First Three Directly to A/B Semi-Finals): 1 Canada 7:23.54, 2 Ireland (C Lambe, S Dolan) 7:27.22, 3 Spain 7:32.85; 4 Denmark 7:33.31, 5 Romania 7:46.29.

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 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. 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