Hyde and Puspure achieve finals, O’Brien wins gold

Ireland’s Katie O’Brien recorded a commanding earn in the PR2 solitary sculls final at the World Rowing Championships in the Czech Republic.

O’Brien led the 2000m training course at the Labe Arena in Lasice from the off, halting the clock at 9:25.23.

With a gap to runner-up Kathryn Ross, the Australian finished just over ten seconds powering Galway’s para-royers irrespective of becoming the swiftest in qualifying.

Ukraine’s Anna Aisanova rounded out the podium.

Earlier in the working day, Zoe Hyde and Sanita Puspure state-of-the-art to the ultimate of Sunday’s double sculls as the Irish pair drove residence the Dutch crew.

Lydia Heaphy concluded 3rd in the light-weight solitary sculls B ultimate and Hugh Moore also concluded 3rd in the lightweight one sculls D last.

Saturday claims to be a huge working day for Irish rowing with 4 boats competing in the final.

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy are on monitor to retain their lightweight double sculls environment titles, even though Eife Casey and Margaret Clemen will facial area the finals of the women’s celebration.

Katie O’Brien and Stephen McGowan will compete in the combined double sculls ultimate, though Aifric Keough, Aimia Lambe, Fiona Murtagh and Emily Hegerty will compete in the women’s four final.

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