Irish brothers Paul and Gary O’Donovan claimed gold at the European Rowing Championships in Germany on an impressive day for Irish competitors.
The pair claimed first place in the A Final of the lightweight double sculls on the closing day of the Championships in Brandenburg an der Havel.
Sanita Puspure finished third in the Women’s Single Sculls Final.
The results moved Ireland to sixth place overall in the medal table.
Massive congrats to Gary & Paul O'Donovan @ European Rowing Championships. Well deserved boys! pic.twitter.com/cFGFzkMdku— Brian Murray (@Murray_Technik) May 8, 2016
Congrats to Cork South West's Gary & Paul O' Donovan - gold medalists in the European Rowing Championships pic.twitter.com/u8tCTaT1xk— Margaret Murphy O'M (@MMurphyOMahony) May 8, 2016