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#Rowing: Sam McKeown of Queen’s University, Belfast, won gold in the single sculls at the World University Rowing Championships in Shanghai. McKeown, representing Britain, topped the podium, with China’s Zhi Chen and Joel Naukkarinen of Finland taking silver and bronze.
Fisu World University Rowing Championships, Shanghai
Single Sculls – A Final: 1 Britain (S McKeown) 6:57.74, 2 China (Chen Zhi) 7:00.24, 3 Finland (J Naukkarinen) 7:03.89.
#Rowing: Monika Dukarska took a bronze medal for Ireland at the World University Rowing Championships in Poland today. The Ireland single sculler took a third place behind Germany’s Julia Leiding and Lisa Farthofer of Austria, who just beat her in the battle for silver. The Killorglin woman had been in the Ireland high performance programme until earlier this year.
World University Rowing Championships, Poznan, Poland (Selected Results; Irish interest)
Double - B Final: 3 Ireland (P Doyle, T Oliver) 6:42.56.
Lightweight Single - B Final: 6 Ireland (C Beck) 7:36.15.
Four - B Final: 2 Ireland (A Feeley, A Crowley, S Bennett, E Lambe) 7:14.68.
Double Sculls - B Final: 3 Ireland (O Bouanane, O Blundell) 7:44.83.
Lightweight Double Sculls: 3 Ireland (D Synott, J McCarthy) 6:49.87.
Single Sculls - A Final: 1 Germany (J Leiding) 7:33.73, 2 Austria (L Farthofer) 7:35.35, 3 Ireland (M Dukarska) 7:35.99.
#ROWING: The Ireland lightweight women’s double scull finished fourth at the World University Games in Gravelines in France today. Poland and Britain comfortably took the gold and silver medals, while Ruth Morris and Orla Hayes pressurised Mexico, who held third. However, the Mexicans held on to take bronze.
The men’s lightweight double of Shane O’Driscoll and Gary O’Donovan took sixth in their A Final.
World University Championships, Gravelines, France (Irish interest; selected results)
Lightweight Double Sculls – A Final: 1 Britain 6:49.95, 2 Hungary 6:51.19, 3 France 6:54.01; 6 Ireland 7:06.62.
Single Sculls – B Final (Places 7 to 12): 3 Ireland (Hughes) 7:19.25.
Lightweight Single Sculls - B Final (Places 7 to 12): 3 Ireland (Beck) 7:29.08.
Four – B Final (Places 7 to 10): 3 Ireland 7:27.46.
Lightweight Double Sculls – A Final: 1 Poland 7:43.43, 2 Britain 7:44.49, 3 Mexico 7:52.01; 4 Ireland 7:55.00.
Lightweight Single Sculls – B Final (Places 7 to 10): 4 Ireland (Dolan) 8:26.36.
#ROWING: Two Ireland crews will compete in A Finals at the World University Rowing Championships in Gravelines in France. Ireland’s lightweight double scull of Gary O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll finished third in their semi-final today out of an unfavourable lane two in difficult conditions. The women’s lightweight double of Ruth Morris and Orla Hayes also qualified for the A Final, winning their repechage. The three other Ireland crews will compete in B Finals tomorrow.
World University Championships, Gravelines, France. Day Two (Irish interest; selected results)
Lightweight Double Sculls – Semi-Final Two (Three to A Final; rest to B Final): 1 Britain 7:11.03, 2 Germany 7:13.41, 3 Ireland (G O’Donovan, S O’Driscoll) 7:24.64.
Single Sculls – Repechage One (First Two to A Final; rest to B Final): 4 (T Hughes) 7:57.06.
Lightweight Single Sculls – Repechage Two (First Three to A/B Semi-Final; rest to C Final): 3 Ireland (C Beck) 8:15.18. Semi-Final One (Three to A Final; rest to B Final): 5 Beck 8:18.31.
Four – Repechage (First Two to A Final; rest to B Final): 6 Ireland (N Long, O Finnegan, G Collins, S Dineen) 7:51.42.
Lightweight Double Sculls – Repechage One (First Two to A Final; rest to B Final): 1 Ireland (R Morris, O Hayes) 7:45.17, 2 Canada 7:46.81.
Lightweight Single Sculls – Repechage One (First Two to A Final; rest to B Final); 6 Ireland (Sinéad Dolan) 8:37.95.
Ireland's senior eight took bronze at the World University Rowing Championships at Szeged in Hungary today. Britain were well in control through the race, but Ireland were always in medal contention and pushed France into fourth. Estonia took the silver. The Ireland crew is built around the outstanding Queen's University eight, with Dave Neale and Finbar Manning of UCD in the bow and fifth seat respectively. Results are below and also attached for download as a pdf.
World University Rowing Championships, Szeged, Hungary Senior Eight - A Final: 1 Britain 5:57.96, 2 Estonia 6:01.26, 3Ireland (D Neale, J Mitchell, E Mac Domhnaill, C Williamson, FManning, A Mohamed, M Butler, J Graham; cox: A Tubman) 6:06.71; 4France 6:14.59, 5 Poland 6:19.39, 6 Switzerland6:26.75
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