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Arklow Rowing Club Carry Irish Flag at World Coastal Championships

18th August 2013
Arklow Rowing Club Carry Irish Flag at World Coastal Championships

#WorldCoastalRowing: Three boats from Arklow Rowing Club competed in B Finals at the World Coastal Rowing Championships at Helsinborg in Sweden.

In the men’s single, Cormac Kelly placed fourth of 10, while in the women’s single Jeanne Ní Ghormáin also took fourth in her B Final. The women’s double of Jessica Lee and Deirdre Maghery were third, just 10 seconds behind the winners, Skovhoved Roklub of Denmark.

World Coastal Rowing Championships, Helisngborg, Sweden (Irish interest)

Men

Single – Heat Two (First 8 to A Final; Rest to B Final): 12 Arklow (C Kelly) 24 min 51 secs. B Final: 4 Arklow 23:50

Women

Double – Heat Two (First Six to A Final; Rest to B Final): 8 Arklow (J Lee, D Maghery) 29.38. B Final: 3 Arklow 24:05

Single – Heat Two (First Six to A Final; Rest to B Final): 9 Arklow (J Ní Ghormáin) 33.57. B Final: 3 Arklow 24:05

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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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