Gary and Paul O'Donovan are world champions after they claimed gold in the men's lightweight double sculls in Bulgaria this morning
The Skibereen brothers qualified third from their semi-final but there was no such drama in the final as they took control with 500m to go and came home comfortably in front of the Italian pair in second.
— World Rowing (@WorldRowing) September 15, 2018
Sure aren't they only delighted - GOLD for the O'Donovan brothers in Bulgaria this morning at the World Rowing Championships. They romped home ahead of the Italian crew in the men's lightweight double sculls. ðŸ’ªðŸ‡®ðŸ‡ªðŸ¥‡ðŸš£â™‚ï¸ #OTB pic.twitter.com/gHb5iJMGey
— Off The Ball (@offtheball) September 15, 2018
Emily Hegarty and Aifric Keogh struggled in the women's pair medal race finishing in 6th place.