Lydia Heaphy



  • Age - 25
  • Club - UCC Rowing Club
  • Event - Lightweight Women's


  • World Rowing Championships
  • 2019 - LW1x
  • European Rowing Championships
  • 2020, Poznan - LW1x
  • 2019, Lucerne - LW2x
  • 2021, Varese - LW1
  • World Cup III
  • 2019, Rotterdam - LW2x
  • European Rowing U23 Championships
  • Duisburg, 2020 - LW2x
  • Rowing World Cup II
  • Lucerne, 2021 - LW1x

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Lydia’s hometown is Leap, Skibbereen. She started rowing in 2009 and is currently a member of Skibbereen and UCC Rowing Club, where she is studying Law.

Lydia’s highlights include competing at the 2019 World Rowing Championships in the Lightweight Women’s Single Scull. Lydia also won the Senior eight at the Irish Rowing Championships in 2018, as an all Skibbereen eight.

In 2020, Lydia won gold in the European U23 Championships in the Lightweight Women’s Double. In 2021, Lydia won silver at the Rowing World Cup II in the Lightweight Women’s Sculls.

Listen to Lydia’s interview with The Rowing Ireland Podcast;

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