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Ireland Lead Early But Finish Third in B Final at World Under-23 Championships

26th July 2015
Ireland Lead Early But Finish Third in B Final at World Under-23 Championships

#Rowing: Ireland’s lightweight men’s four finished third in their B Final, ninth overall, at the World Under-23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The crew of Shane Mulvaney, Chris Beck, Lloyd Seaman and David O’Malley took the lead by 250 metres and led until just after halfway. Spain had never let the men in green get more than a length clear, and they wrested the lead from them in the third quarter and went on to win. Ireland’s fourth quarter was their slowest; Denmark, who had been third for the great bulk of the race, snatched second.

World Under-23 Championships, Day Five (Irish interest)


Lightweight Four – B Final (Places 7 to 9): 1 Spain 6:12.91, 2 Denmark 6:16.58, 3 Ireland (S Mulvaney, C Beck, L Seaman, D O’Malley) 6:17.99.

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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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