Results from day 1 of racing

Loads of drama from day 1 of the World Rowing Beach Sprints. Here is a quick summary of the days results

The CMiX4 of Rhiannan, Monika, Kealan, Ronan and David had a timetrial at 10.03 then went into a knockout against Croatia at 16.22. They won their knockout and are now in the quarter finals against New Zealand at 16.00 tomorrow. (catch Worlds Rowing’s video of David Hussey on our instagram page)

The CMiX2 of Noel and Karen came through 2 timetrials and now have a knockout last 16 against New Zealand at 9.10am tomorrow.

Kealan in the CMX1 had his first timetrial today at 12.20 and will have a 2nd timetrial tomorrow at 11.40am.

Monika in the CWX1 came 5th in her time-trial today at 13.02 , she is now into the last 16 knockout on Sunday at 11.00am.

Eoin in the CJMX1 Won his 2nd time-trial today but unfortunately was eliminated in the last 16 knockout by France today after a great race.

Aoibhe won her CJWX1 2nd time-trial but was also eliminated in the last 16 knockout by Sweden after another fantastic race.

The CJMX2 of Colm and Eoin came 5th in the time-trial today and are now into the last 16 knockout v Japan at 10.10am tomorrow.

The CJWX2 of Grace and Meabh came 10th in the time-trial today, they row against Germany at 11.05am tomorrow in the repechage.

The CJMiX2 of Luke and Kate came 10th in the time-trial today, they face Belgium in the knockout last 16 at 9am on Sunday.

Best of luck to all our rowers tomorrow and well done to all that represented Rowing Ireland proudly today

Our clubs and members are the backbone of our sport and organisation.

We want to celebrate that with your help. So we are delighted to launch our Inaugural Rowing Ireland Awards Night.

These awards will recognise and honour the fantastic work and the outstanding accomplishments of our rowers, coaches, clubs and volunteers throughout the year. 

We want you our clubs and members to tell us who you think should be nominated for these well-deserved awards. So we are encouraging all our incredible clubs to vote for those most deserving of these awards. You can choose someone in your club or outside of your club.

The presentation will take place at the Rowing Ireland Awards Night on Saturday, 18th of November 2023, at Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise.

We will announce next week who will be on the judging panel tasked with the challenging role of selecting the final awardees.

We look forward to seeing you all there on the night to help us celebrate the past year’s successes.

These unique awards that the Rowing Ireland crew has commissioned are being handcrafted by Kenny McDonald.


Coach of the Year
Senior Male Rower of the year
Senior Female Rower of the Year
Junior Male Rower of the Year Junior Female Rower of the Year
Club of the Year
Umpire of the Year
Volunteer of the Year
Women in Sport Advocate
Presidents award for outstanding achievement in Rowing
Rowability Award of the Year

Please consider the following criteria;


  • All nominees must have been members of Rowing Ireland and a paid member of an affiliated club during the 2022/23 Season.
  • The nomination must be based on accomplishments between 01/09/22 and 31/08/2023 Accomplishments outside of this timeframe will be disregarded (except for the Presidents award).
  • Nominations for Awards must be submitted by a member of an affiliated Rowing Ireland Club.
  • Clubs may nominate other clubs and other Rowing Ireland members outside of their club. Clubs may also nominate their own club and club members.
  • Clubs may only submit one nomination in each category.


  • A fully completed nomination form (below). Nominations can be up to 200 words.
  • Written outline of your nominees’ accomplishments. Please give a detailed reason as to why your nominee deserves the award.
  • Completed nomination forms should be sent to

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Tuesday 31st of October 2023


We are thrilled to announce a night of celebration and recognition at the Inaugural Rowing Ireland Awards Night, taking place at the Midlands Park Hotel Portlaoise on Saturday, November 18th.

As we approach the end of another incredible year in Rowing Ireland, it’s time to come together and honour the dedication, passion, and remarkable achievements of our rowing community. This special evening promises to be a memorable occasion where we will applaud the athletes, coaches, individuals and clubs who have made outstanding contributions to the sport of rowing.

Date: Saturday, November 18th, 2023,
Location: Midlands Park Hotel Portlaoise
Address: Jessop St, Maryborough, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, R32 KV20
Dress Code: Formal

Tickets will go on sale in the coming weeks and reduced room rates are available until the 10th Oct. Please contact the hotel directly for bookings and reference the Rowing Ireland Awards night

Coupe De La Jeunesse Beach Sprints 2023 Update

Due to poor weather conditions Saturday Morning Time-trial will now take place on Saturday evening weather permitting.

The Quarter finals have been moved to Sunday along with the Semis and Finals.

You can follow the action live on the Coupe You-tube Page:

The September on Water 6k time trial has been rescheduled for next weekend, Saturday 30th September and Sunday 1st of October. 

Coaches and clubs who have already made entries for this weekend’s cancelled trial are asked to reconfirm entries to by Monday, September 25th. A further update will be provided on Tuesday 26th, based on entries. 

Lightweight bodyweight will be checked on the morning of racing, but there is no minimum weight requirement for this first event.

All athletes and their clubs are required to be affiliated and registered with Rowing Ireland. 

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