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Ireland Rowers Off Pace at Coupe de la Jeunesse

3rd August 2013
Ireland Rowers Off Pace at Coupe de la Jeunesse

#CoupeRowing: Ireland had a set of disappointing results on the second day of the Coupe de la Jeunesse, a European rowing tournament for juniors, at Lucerne in Switzerland today. Gareth McKillen had the best result, qualifying for the A Final of the single sculls and finishing fifth of six there, ahead of the British representative. The Ireland crews get a chance to compete again tomorrow.

Coupe de la Jeunesse, Lucerne, Switzerland  – Day Two (Irish interest; selected results)

Men,

Four – B Final: 4 J Smyth, K Fallon, D Keohane, B Keohane 6:28.88

Quadruple Sculls – B Final: S Murphy, E Stone, R O’Sullivan, M Ryan 6:29.31.

Double Sculls – B Final: W Yeomans, D Buckley did not start.

Single Sculls – Heat Two: 3 G McKillen 7:25.91. A Final: 5

McKillen 7:27.48.

Women,

Four – A Final: 6 R Gilligan, L McHugh, C Scannell, D Callanan 7:35.86.

Quadruple Sculls – A Final: 4 Z Hyde, L Kilbane, E Lambe, K O’Connor 7:16.39.

Double Sculls – B Final: 3 C Beechinor, M McLaughlin 7:59.17

Single Sculls – B Final: 4 P Mulligan 8:20.33.

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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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