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Yesterday, in a tightly fought race, Sanita Puspure placed fourth in the World Cup regatta in Lucerne, thereby securing a place in the Olympics.
Sanita will be the only representative of Ireland competing in a rowing event in the 2012 Olympics.
Here is how Sanita’s race was covered in a few newspapers / websites;
Puspure seals place at Games – Irish Times
Sanita Puspure (Old Collegians BC) has qualified for the London 2012 Olympic Games – IARU website
Puspure joins Ireland’s to compete for Ireland – Examiner
Rowing: Latvian earns Olympic spot for Ireland – The Independent
S. Pušpure pārstāvēs Īriju Olimpiskajās spēlēs – Baltic-Ireland.ie
Sanita winning Womens Single Sculls, Irish National Championships, 2010
We are delighted to hear the great news about Sanita ! Well done to all involved !
Best of luck Sanita, in London, go and win Ireland’s first ever medal in rowing at the Olympics, and make Latvia proud too!