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World University Medallist Lambe is Afloat Rower of the Month

28th September 2012
World University Medallist Lambe is Afloat Rower of the Month

# ROWING: The Afloat Rower of the Month for September is Claire Lambe. The UCD student took silver for Ireland at the World University Rowing Championships at Kazan in Russia in the lightweight single sculls. Back in July, Lambe (22) was disappointed to finish one place outside a medal at the World Under-23 Championships, but three days later she picked herself up and began training for the senior World Championships, where she finished 11th. “I think I learnt a lot about myself in doing that. You just have to get up when you’ve been knocked down and keep going,” she said.

Rower of the Month awards: The judging panel is made up of Liam Gorman, rowing correspondent of The Irish Times 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 2012. Keep a monthly eye on progress and watch our 2012 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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