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Shane O'Driscoll and Mark O'Donovan are into A final at world rowing championships

August 25th, 2016 3:13 PM

By Southern Star Team

Shane O'Driscoll and Mark O'Donovan are through to the A final at the worlds in Rotterdam.

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BY KIERAN McCARTHY

SKIBBEREEN Rowing Club’s Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan are through to the A final of the men’s lightweight pair at the world senior rowing championships in Rotterdam.

The Irish duo came second in their semi-final, finishing in 6:32.180, just behind France, while the USA were in third.

Shane and Mark, who finished seventh at last year’s worlds in France, now go forward to the A final where they will be up against Great Britain, Denmark, China, France and the USA.

Earlier, Paul O'Donovan qualified for the A final of the men's lightweight single sculls.

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