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Ireland's Eimear Lambe 11th at Youth Olympic Rowing

20th August 2014
Ireland's Eimear Lambe 11th at Youth Olympic Rowing

#ROWING: Eimear Lambe finished 11th of the 24 competitors in the junior single sculls at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing in China. The 17-year-old Commercial oarswoman took fifth in the B Final this morning behind winner Thea Helseth of Norway. Belarussian sculler Krystsina Staraselets won gold. Lambe, who turned 17 while in China, has another year left as a junior.

Youth Olympic Games, Nanjing (Irish Interest, Selected Result)


Junior Single Sculls – B Final (Places 7 to 12): 1 Norway 3:59.28; 5 Ireland (E Lambe) 4:03.82.

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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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