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Ireland Lightweight Pair Make A Final

11th July 2015
Ireland Lightweight Pair Make A Final

#Rowing: The new Ireland lightweight pair of Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll will compete in the A Final at the World Cup regatta in Lucerne. The two Corkmen finished fourth in their repechage to take their place in the top six overall.

Denise Walsh would have had to finish in the top two of her repechage to take her place in the A Final of the lightweight single sculls. She missed out by one place, and will compete in the B Final.


World Cup Regatta, Lucerne – Day One (Irish interest; selected results)


Lightweight Pair – Repechage (First Four to A Final): 4 Ireland (M O’Donovan, S O’Driscoll) 6:50.28.


Lightweight Single  – Repechage One (Two to A Final; rest to B Final): 3 Ireland (D Walsh) 8:11.47.

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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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