Sanita Puspure wins World Rowing Championships heat in style

Sanita Puspure wins World Rowing Championships heat in style
Sanita Puspure on her way to winning her Women's Single Sculls heat on day two of the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Photo by Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Sanita Puspure has won her World Rowing Championships single sculls heat in impressive fashion.

The 36-year-old dominated the race before finishing almost 14 seconds clear of the field.

The two-time Olympian goes straight through to Thursday's semi- final in Bulgaria.

Shane O'Driscoll and Mark O'Donovan are through to their heavyweight pair quarter-finals.

The reigning lightweight champions finished second in their heat.

The lightweight quad will row in a repechage.

The crew of Andrew Goff, Fintan McCarthy, Ryan Ballantine and Jake McCarthy were third in their heat.

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