#Rowing: Sanita Puspure won her heat of the single sculls at the World Cup in Varese this morning, beating Olympic champion Mirka Knapkova in a close finish. Puspure goes on to the semi-finals, while Knapkova goes to a repechage.
Leonora Kennedy and Barbara O’Brien finished fifth of six in their heat of the women’s pair. They go into a repechage.
World Cup Regatta, Varese (Selected Results, Irish interest)
Pair – Heat One (First Two to A/B Semi-Final; rest to Repechages): 1 Germany 7:23.08, 2 Russia One 7:24.46; 5 Ireland (L Kennedy, B O’Brien) 7:46.38.
Single Sculls – Heat One (Winner to A/B Semi-Finals; rest to Repechages): 1 Ireland (S Puspure) 7:34.32; 2 Czech Republic (M Knapkova) 7:36.13.