Sanita Puspure wins gold in European Women’s Single Sculls Final

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Sunita Puspure won gold in the Women’s Single Sculls at the 2020 European Rowing Championships. Credit: Rowing Ireland.

Sanita Puspure won the gold medal in the Women’s Single Sculls at the 2020 European Rowing Championships in Poznan on Sunday.

Puspure, who retained her European Championship, won the race ahead of Magdalena Lobnig and Anneta Kyridou.

The Irish rower was competed against crews from Austria, Denmark, Germany, Greece and Switzerland.

She finished with a time of 7:36.040, making her a Double World and European Champion in the Women’s Single Scull.

More Irish medal winners in Poznan

Fintan McCarthy (LM1x), Ronan Byrne and Daire Lynch (MX2), Fiona Murtagh, Eimear Lambe, Aileen Crowley and Aifric Keogh (W4-) all won bronze Medals in their A Finals.

Fintan McCarthy won bronze in the Lightweight Men’s Single A Final. He competed against crews from Norway, Italy, Greece, Hungary and Belgium.

Ronan Byrne and Daire Lynch won bronze in the A Final in the Men’s Double Sculls. The Irish crew competed against crews from Lithuania, Romania, Netherlands, Switzerland and Poland. Byrne and Lynch finished third with a time of 06:41.210.

Aifric Keogh, Eimear Lambe, Aileen Crowley and Fiona Murtagh won bronze in the Women’s Four A Final. The Women’s Four competed alongside boats from Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania and Russia.

The Irish Women’s Four finished third just behind the Italian crew with a time of 06:41.210 and just narrowly missed out on the silver to the Swiss crew.

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