#Rowing: Ireland had two winners on the first day of the World Masters Rowing Championships in Denmark today. The Ireland composite eight won its race in the E (average age 55 or more) category. They beat German, British, Ukranian, Lithuanian and Turkish crews. The Ireland eight was drawn from Neptune, Commercial, Old Collegians and Belfast Boat Club.
Fran O’Toole and Donal McGuinness, who were part of that crew, won their pairs race in the D category (average age 50 or more).
World Masters Regatta, Copenhagen (Irish interest - Winners; 1,000m)
Eight - E (avg age 55 or more) - Heat Two: Neptune, Commercial, Old Collegians, Belfast Boat Club (J Hudson, D Crowley, G Murphy, M Heavey, D Dickson, C Hunter, F O’Toole, D McGuinness; A Penkert) 3:04.93.
Pair - D (avg age 50 or more) - Heat Three: Commercial (F O’Toole, D McGuinness) 3:26.1.