#Rowing: Ronan Byrne won gold for Ireland at the European Under-23 Championships in Ioannina, Greece, this morning. He beat Russia’s Alexander Vyazovkin by four seconds in the single sculls final.
The Ireland women’s coxed four took fifth in their straight final, while Hugh Moore was fourth in his B Final of the lightweight single, 10th overall, and the double of Alex Byrne and Ross Corrigan took second in their C Final, 14th overall.
European Under-23 Championships, Ioannina, Greece, Day One (Selected Results; Irish interest)
Double Sculls – C Final: 2 A Byrne, R Corrigan 6:43.69.
Single Sculls - A Final: 1 R Byrne 6:48.28.
Lightweight Single – B Final: 4 H Moore 7:30.07.
Four, coxed - Final: 5 Ireland (C O’Brien, K Shirlow, L Murphy, N Casey; cox: A Humphries-Griffiths) 7:20.37.