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Hughes Fifth in World Championship Semi

7th August 2010
Hughes Fifth in World Championship Semi

Turlough Hughes finished fifth in the semi-final of the men’s single scull at the World Junior Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. The race was won by the reigning world champion, Felix Bach of Germany, with Jakub Podrazil of the Czech Republic second. Andrew Campbell of the United States took the third A Final qualification place. Hughes is now destined for tomorrow’s B Final, which determines places seven to 12.

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

Men’s Single Scull, Semi-Final Two (First Three to A Final; rest to B Final): 1 Germany (F Bach) 7:42.56, 2 Czech Republic (J Podrazil) 7:46.36, 3 United States (A Campbell) 7:46.78; 4 Estonia (J Laos) 7:54.18, 5 Ireland (T Hughes) 7:57.90, 6 Croatia (B Gardijan) 8:12.01.

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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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