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Ireland Women's Four Second in Heat At World Under-23 Championships

24th July 2013
Ireland Women's Four Second in Heat At World Under-23 Championships

#WorldUnder-23Rowing: Ireland’s women’s four of Emily Tormey, Ailish Sheehan, Aifric Keogh and Lisa Dilleen finished second in their first race at the World Under-23 Championships at Linz in Austria today. Only one crew qualified directly for the A Final, and Australia took this spot, finishing almost 10 seconds ahead of the Ireland crew, who were rowing in their first major event together but put crews from Germany, the United States and New Zealand behind them. The temperatures soared up into the high twenties before the race started.

World Under-23 Championships, Linz, Austria – Day One (Irish interest)


Four – One Directly to A Final, Rest to Repechage: 1 Australia 6:44.65; 2 Ireland (E Tormey, A Sheehan, A Keogh, L Dilleen) 6:54.39, 3 New Zealand 6:54.45, 4 United States 6:55.34, 5 Germany 6:57.42, 6 France 7:05.06.

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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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