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Hughes Finishes Well to Make Semi-Final

6th August 2010
Hughes Finishes Well to Make Semi-Final

Turlough Hughes improved from fifth to third in the final quarter to secure a place in the semi-finals of the World Junior Championships at Racice in the Czech Republic this morning. Andre Redr of Slovakia was the clear winner, with Estonia’s Joosep Laos second.

World Junior Championships, Racice, Czech Republic, Day Two (Irish interest)

Men’s Single Scull – Quarter-Final Two (First Three to A/B Semi-Final; rest to C/D Semi-Finals): 1 Slovakia (A Redr) 7:19.24, 2 Estonia (J Laos) 7:20.85, 3 Ireland (T Hughes) 7:21.87; 4 Albania 7:22.41, 5 Hungary 7:23.35; Georgia did not finish.

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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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