Sanita Puspure qualifies for the Olympics

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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 –


Sanita winning Womens Single Sculls, Irish National Championships, 2010

2 thoughts on “Sanita Puspure qualifies for the Olympics

  1. Best of luck Sanita, in London, go and win Ireland’s first ever medal in rowing at the Olympics, and make Latvia proud too!

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