Paul O'Donovan to miss Europea...

Sport

Paul O'Donovan to miss European Rowing Championships

Richie McCormack
Richie McCormack

05:21 15 May 2019


Share this article


Paul O'Donovan is to miss the European Rowing Championships in Lucerne.

The Olympic silver medalist is currently engaged in his studies, and his latest exams run up til early June. The younger O'Donovan is a three-time European medalist with his brother Gary who will go it alone in the lightweight men's single sculls.

In all, Ireland are sending a crew of 10 to Switzerland with the Championships running from May 31st to June 2nd.

World Championship gold medalist Sanita Puspure will go in the women's single sculls.

Skibbereeen provides four members of the squad, with Denise Walsh and Lydia Heaphy competing in the women's lightweight double sculls.

While Fintan and Jake McCarthy will go in the lightweight men's double sculls in the absence of the O'Donovans.

Ireland squad for European Rowing Championships:

W1x Sanita Puspure (Old Colleagians)
W2x Monika Dukaraka (Killorglin), Aifric Keogh (UCC)
M2x Ronan Byrne (UCC), Phil Doyle (QUBBC)
Lw2x Denise Walsh, Lydia Heaphy (Skibbereen)
Lm1x Gary O’Donovan (Skibbereen)
Lm2x Fintan McCarthy, Jake McCarthy (Skibbereen)


Share this article


You might like

Live: Title

Description

Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Next up on queue

Title
Description
Duration

There are currently no podcasts in the queue

Go to podcasts

On Air

The Sound of the City with Kar...

The Sound of the City with Karl Dawson

16:00-19:00

Share

Up next

98FM Throwback Anthems with Ba...

98FM Throwback Anthems with Barry Dunne

19:00-22:00

Share

98FM’s Hotmix

98FM’s Hotmix

22:00-00:00

Share

The Sound of the City at Night

The Sound of the City at Night

00:00-06:00

Share

The Sound of the City with Bre...

The Sound of the City with Brendan Roache

06:00-09:00

Share

Sunday Social

Sunday Social

09:00-12:00

Share

The Sound of the City with And...

The Sound of the City with Andy Clarke

12:00-16:00

Share

The Sound of the City with Den...

The Sound of the City with Denis Vavasour

16:00-19:00

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on