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.