#ROWING: The Ireland team amassed two silver and two bronze medals on the first day of the Coupe de la Jeunesse, the European Junior tournament, at Bordeaux today. The men’s double of Conor Carmody and David O’Malley and the women’s pair of Oisin and Dervla Forde took silver, while the men’s pair of Brian and David Keohane and the women’s double of Eimear Lambe and Jasmine English finished third in their A Finals. The men’s and women’s quadruples won their B Finals, making it a successful day for the Ireland team.
Coupe de la Jeunesse 2014, Bordeaux, Day One (Finals, Irish interest)
Pair – A Final: 1 France 6:43.72; 3 Ireland (B Keohane, D Keohane) 6:51.36.
Quadruple Sculls – B Final: 1 Ireland (C Hennessy, E Whittle, P Munnelly, A Goff)
Double Sculls – A Final: 1 Hungary 6:25.35, 2 Ireland (C Carmody D O’Malley) 6:28.39, 3 Switzerland 6:32.57.
Pair – A Final: 1 Spain 7:29.19, 2 Ireland (O Forde, D Forde) 7:34.68.
Quadruple Sculls – B Final: 1 Ireland (K Turner, A O’Keeffe, C Beechinor, E Hegarty) 6:53.88.
Double Sculls – A Final: 1 Italy 7:05.55; 3 Ireland (E Lambe, J English) 7:10.30.
Single Sculls – B Final: 3 E Barry.