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Corkman Keohane The World Coastal Champion

24th October 2010
Corkman Keohane The World Coastal Champion

John Keohane of the Kilmacsimon Club in Co Cork took the single sculls' title at the World Coastal Rowing Championships in Istanbul. The tall Corkman finished well ahead of Alberto Exarte of the San Pedro club in Spain, with Guiseppe Alberti of Italy third.

 Keohane rows with Lee Valley in Olympic-class rowing and won the intermediate single sculls title at the National Championships. 

World Coastal Rowing Championhsips, Istanbul

Men’s Single Scull – A Final:  1 Kilmacsimon (J Keohane) 37:13.45, 2 San Pedro, Spain (A Exarte) 37:33.77, 3 Gavirate, Italy (G Alberti) 37:43.15.

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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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