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Lambe Second in Final in Essen

8th May 2011
Lambe Second in Final in Essen

Claire Lambe produced the standout performance for the Ireland team at the Huegel Regatta in Essen with a second placing in the under-23 lightweight single scull to senior World Championship medallist Christina Giazitzidou of Greece. Ireland’s under-23 lightweight double scull of Niall Kenny and Justin Ryan finished third in their final.

Huegel Regatta, Essen – Day Two (Selected Results, Irish interest)


Under-23 Lightweight Double Scull – Heat Two: 4 NUIG/UCC (N Kenny, J Ryan) 6:45.13; 8 UCC/Queen’s (P Hanily, J Mitchell) 7:01.80. Final: 1 France 6:33.94, 2 Hannoverscher/ARC Wurzburg 6:36.08, 3 NUIG/UCC (Kenny, Ryan) 6:36.62.

Lightweight Single Scull – Heat One: 2 Three Castles (M Maher) 7:11.98; 4 UCD (A English) 7:18.98. A Final: 6 Three Castles (M Maher) 7:26.55. B Final: 4 UCD (English) 7:40.64.


Double Scull – Final: 1 HT Berlin/RK am Wannsee (B Oppelt, J Richter) 7:05.38; 5 Three Castles/Old Collegians (E Moran/S Puspure) 7:16.68.

Under-23 Double Scull – Heat Two: 3 UCD/Skibbereen (Sinead Dolan, D Walsh) 7:26.42. Final: 1 Austria 7:19.38; 8 Trinity/Skibbereen (Dolan, Walsh) 7:46.81.

Under-23 Single Scull – Heat Two: 2 Cork IT (L Dilleen) 7:50.1. Final: 1 Netherlands (N Beukers) 7:46.39; 7 Cork IT (Dilleen) 8:06.69.

Lightweight Single Scull – Heat Two: 4 Tribesmen (S McCrohan) 7:55.60. Final: 1 Greece (A Tsiavou) 7:44.13; 6 Tribesmen (McCrohan) 8:03.37.

Under-23 Lightweight Single Scull – Heat One: 1 UCD (C Lambe) 7:55.58. Final: 1 Greece (C Giazitizidou) 7:54.07, 2 UCD (Lambe) 8:02.64, 3 Belgium 8:03.52.


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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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