Rowing: O’Donovan brothers take gold in World Cup Regatta
Ireland enjoy a fine day on the water in Lucerne as Sanita Puspure wins silver
Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan took gold in the World Cup Regatta. Photograph: Alexandra Wey/EPA
The O’Donovan brothers looked the pick of the crews in the A Final of the lightweight double sculls, but Denmark and Belgium would not let them win without a fight. All three crews had good starts, and while Ireland took over and led from 800 metres, Belgium pressed up on them with the line in sight.