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Lambe and Walsh Impress in Essen

7th May 2011
Lambe and Walsh Impress in Essen

Claire Lambe (20) of UCD and Denise Walsh (18) of Skibbereen teamed up to good effect at the Huegel Regatta in Essen. After winning their heat, they finished second to Austria in the under-23 lightweight double sculls final. Sanita Puspure improved on her third-place  performance in the heat of the women’s single scull, taking second in the final. Niall Kenny also took a second place, in the under-23 lightweight single scull final, while Peter Hanily was fifth in the same race.

Huegelregatta, Essen, Germany – Day One (Selected Results, Irish interest)

Men

Lightweight Double Scull – Heat Two: 6 Three Castles/UCC (M Maher, J Ryan) 7:05.04.

Under-23 Lightweight Double Scull – Heat Two: 1 ARC Wurzburg/Deutscher RC 6:49.70; 3 Queen’s/Skibbereen (J Mitchell, S O’Driscoll) 6:55.19. Final: 1 Greece 6:48.23; 8 Queen’s/Skibbereen (Mitchell, O’Driscoll) 7:09.25.

Under-23 Lightweight Single Scull – Heat One: 1 Austria (M Hager) 7:23.94, 2 UCC (P Hanily) 7:24.36. Heat Three: 1 Greece 7:20.01, 2 NUIG (N Kenny) 7:21.33. A Final: 1 Greece (A Panaglotis) 7:41.62, 2 NUIG (Kenny) 7:45.57; 5 UCC (Hanily) 7:52.72.

Women

Double Sculls – Final: 1 China 7:22.63; 8 Cork IT/Three Castles (L Dilleen, E Moran) 7:57.92.

Under-23 Lightweight Double Scull – Heat One: 1 UCD/Skibbereen (C Lambe, D Walsh) 7:25.06, 2 Austria 7:26.00. Final: 1 Austria 7:19.25, 2 UCD/Skibbereen (Lambe, Walsh) 7:21.95, 3 France 7:23.56.

Single Scull – Heat One: 3 Old Collegians (S Puspure) 8:11.78. A Final: 1 Basel (N Fiechter) 8:23.88, 2 Old Collegians (Puspure) 8:25.49, 3 France (P Bugnard) 8:29.44.

Under-23 Lightweight Single Scull – Heat Two: 7 Trinity (Sinead Dolan) 8:24.78.

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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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