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Dolan and Lambe Must Take Repechage Route

21st July 2011
Dolan and Lambe Must Take Repechage Route

Sarah Dolan and Claire Lambe finished fourth in their heat of the lightweight double sculls at the World Under-23 Championships in Amsterdam and must compete in a repechage tomorrow. Austria, Germany and Canada headed the field through the race, with Germany taking over the lead in the second one thousand metres and going on to win. Austria took second. Dolan and Lambe put pressure on Canada in the closing stages but could not catch them.

World Under-23 Rowing Championships, Amsterdam, Day Two (Irish interest):

Men

Lightweight Single Scull – Heat Six (First Three to Quarter-Finals): 1 Germany (R Acht) 7:47.10, 2 Sweden (O Russberg) 7:53.46, 3 Ireland (J Mitchell) 7:59.95; 4 Chile 8:03.41

Women

Lightweight Double Scull – Heat Two (First Three Directly to A/B Semi-Finals; rest to repechage): 1 Germany 7: 34.87, 2 Austria 7:36.35, 3 Canada 7:38.95; 4 Ireland (S Dolan, C Lambe) 7:40.72, 5 Tunisia 8:32.32.

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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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