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Nixon's Silver Makes Her Afloat Rower of the Month

31st August 2011
Nixon's Silver Makes Her Afloat Rower of the Month
Holly Nixon is the Afloat Rower of the Month for August. The 17-year-old Fermanagh woman became Ireland’s first medallist at the World Rowing Junior Championships when she took silver at Dorney Lake in England earlier this month. It was another high point in a year in which she also was part of the Portora/Ireland crew which won the elite quadruple title at Henley Women’s Regatta.

Rower of the Month awards: The judging panel is made up of Liam Gorman, rowing correspondent of The Irish Times, President of Rowing Ireland Anthony Dooley and David O'Brien, Editor of Afloat magazine. Monthly awards for achievements during the year will appear on afloat.ie and the overall national award will be presented to the person or crew who, in the judges' opinion, achieved the most notable results in, or made the most significant contribution to rowing during 2011. Keep a monthly eye on progress and watch our 2011 champions list grow.

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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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