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.


Round 1

IRL5 (Arklow RC) – Padraig Kinsella and Adam Neil: 11th (21:49.18) ➡ Next round

Round 2

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)


Heat 1

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

Heat 2

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


Round 1

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)

Round 2

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)