Temperatures reached for the high twenties as the 2021 World Rowing Coastal Championships began in Lisbon, Portugal on Thursday morning.
Weather proved testing throughout the day, with a strong breeze creating choppy conditions on the water in the afternoon, despite the high temperatures. four races took place with 13 Irish crews taking part. Full results follow below.
IRL5 (Arklow RC) – Padraig Kinsella and Adam Neil: 11th (21:49.18) ➡ Next round
IRL5 (Arklow RC) – Padraig Kinsella and Adam Neil: 12th (21:35) ➡ B Final
IRL3 (Kilurin/Kilmacsimon RC) – Tom Stafford and David Duggan: 17th (23:43) (Eliminated)
IRL5 (Castletownshend RC) – Rhiannon O’Donoghue, Zoe Hyde, Natalie Long, Molly Sullivan, and Deirdre Leahy: 3rd (19:09.43) ➡ A Final
IRL1 (Killorglin RC) – Eimear Walsh, Karen Hickey, Eileen Whooley, Ella Cialis, and Jack Calnan: 9th (20:57.06) ➡ A Final
IRL3 (Castletownbere RC) – Roisin Merz, Cliona O’Regan, Nina Murphy, Orla Gilsenan, and Carmel Connolly: 11th (21:39.53) ➡ B Final
IRL2 (Cairndhu RC) – Joy McNeill, Lisa Lamont, Roisin Maguire, Sarah Quinn, and Ryan McNeill: 7th (21:16) ➡ A Final
IRL4 (Passagewest RC) – Tina O’Sullivan, Hazel Murphy, Kathy Galvin, Katherine Murphy, and Martin Murphy (27:17) ➡ B Final
IRL1 (Arklow RC) – Sionna Healy: 4th (24:52) ➡ A Final
IRL3 (Castletownbere RC) – Miriam Sheehan: 5th (25:11) ➡ A Final
IRL5 (Killorglin RC) – Monika Dukarska: DNF (Eliminated)
IRL2 (Arklow RC) – Xena Jordan: 4th (24:23) ➡ A Final
IRL4 (Galley Flash RC) – Niamh Hayes: 9th (27:11) ➡ A Final
IRL1 (St Michael’s Dun Laoghaire) – Martin Dowd and Colm Crilly: 20th (26:30) (Eliminated)