Saturday, August 9, 2008

*IRISH TEAM IN ACTION Day 2

Sunday August 10
(all times Irish)
010:30pm (Sat) -4:30 Equestrian Day 2 Dressage
Geoff Curran, Niall Griffin, Louise Lyons, Austin O’Connor and Patricia Ryan
After Niall Griffin and Patricia Ryan completed the dressage stage, teamdropped from 9th to 10th (of 11); Niall Griffin best in 36th.
02:00-6:30 Shooting – Men’s Trap qualifying, Derek Burnett
Burnett 15th after three rounds failed to make the last six with rounds of 22x25 and 19x25, gving him a total of 110x125 and dropping him to 29th plce.
3:10 Badminton - Women’s Last 32 Chloe Magee lost to Jaeyoun Jun (Kor; No 11 seed) 21-12, 21-13.
6:00-13:00 Sailing – Men’s Finn class races 3 and 4, Tim Goodbody
Goodbody 20th overall; 22nd in Race 1 and 13th in Race 2; 15th in both Race 3 and 4; now 18th.
6:30 Boxing – Men’s Lt Wlt John Joe Joyce bt Gyula Kate (Hungary) 9-5
9:20 Rowing – Men’s Ltwt 4, Ht 3 (Paul Griffin, Richard Archibald, Gearoid Towey, Cathal Moynihan) 4th; rep for place in semi-final on Tue.
11:42 Swimming – Women’s 100m backstroke; Aisling Cooney, 7th 1:02.50

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