PRESS RELEASE, TRALEE ROWING CLUB
Tralee Junior Wins National Indoor Rowing Medal
January 22nd, 2018.- Tralee Rowing Club junior member Nicolas Larkin won the Junior 15 (J15), 1000 meters race at the Irish Indoor Rowing Championship 2018 at the Sports Arena, University of Limerick, a competition that brought together around 1800 athletes last Saturday.
He finished first among 47 competitors with a personal best time of 03:19.9. His national win comes only two months after winning the Provinces – Irish Indoor Rowing Championship, J14, four minutes race in November last.
Nicolas Larkin joined Tralee Rowing Club in September 2015. He started competing in October last year, training five to six days a week. He is a CBS, The Green student where he also plays rugby. After receiving his medal, Nicolas said that he wanted “to thank everyone who has helped me get to this point, particularly my coaches and my parents”.
Two other junior members, Sarah Fitzgerald (J16) and Bela Winde (J18), and two adult members, Catriona Donovan and Declan Lawless also represented Tralee Rowing Club at the event, with excellent performances and meeting their expected targets.
Further details and full results about the Irish Indoor Rowing Championship 2018 are available on their website http://www.iirc.ie