Joy for Ireland as brothers take gold at European Rowing Championships
Their feat helped Ireland towards the top of the medal table14:49 Sunday 8 May 2016, 14:49 8 May 2016
Irish brothers Paul and Gary O'Donovan claimed gold at the European Rowing Championships in Brandenburg, Germany on an impressive day for Irish competitors.
The pair claimed first place in the A Final of the lightweight double sculls.
Their time of 6:57.760 was enough to see of second-placed Germany and bronze medalists Norway.
Golden Paul & Gary O'Donovan goes on with Gold Medal. pic.twitter.com/EufdQDZe5h— Rowing Ireland (@RowingIreland) May 8, 2016
Sanita Puspure finished third in the Women’s Single Sculls Final.
The results moved Ireland to sixth place overall in the medal table.
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