UCDLBC sculler Claire Lambe – Silver Medal in World University Championships

Claire Lambe, Kirsten McCann and Nielke Elise Van Hoogenhuijze, medallists in the lightweight women’s single sculls at the 2012 World University Rowing Championships, Kazan, RUS.

We were delighted to hear of Claire Lambe’s success in the World Univestiy Rowing Championships, where she placed second behind Kirsten McCann.

For coverage of her race in Afloat.ie – click here

For coverage of her race in The Irish Times – click here

The Rowing Development Fund was in a position to make a donation to Claire to support her participation in the event, and Old Collegians wishes her in her final year of Mechanical Engineering, as well of course in whatever rowing brings her over the coming months and years.

Supporting Claire Lambe travelling to World University Championships


The committee of the Rowing Development Fund (RDF) is delighted to support UCDLBC oarswoman Claire Lambe as she travels to compete for Ireland in the lightweight double sculls, in the forthcoming World University Rowing Championships, which will be held in Kazan, Russia in September.

Claire, who is going into final year of Mechanical Engineering, is an exceptional talent who shows great promise for the future. She has competed for Ireland on a number of times, most recently placing 11th in the World Championships , and in July, placing 4th in the World Under 23 Championships (see above).

We wish here all the very best, and will keep this site updated with news of her competition.

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If you would like to contribute to the RDF to support the rowers of UCD, please send an email to captain@oldcollegians.ie.