Friday, August 8, 2008

*IRISH TEAM IN ACTION Day 1

Sat Aug 9

(all times Irish)

11.30pm (Fri)-3:30am and 12.15 Team Eventing Day 1 Dressage

Geoff Curran, Niall Griffin, Louise Lyons, Austin O’Connor, Patricia Ryan

2:00-6.30 Shooting – Men’s Trap qual Derek Burnett

24x25, 22x25,23x25; 15th with two rounds to go

3.00 Fencing – Women’s Sabre Rd of 64:

Siobhan Byrne lost to Irena Wieckowska (Pol) 8-15)

5:00 Badminton – Men’s Singles Rd 1 Scott Evans lost to Marc Zwiebler (Ger) 21-18,18-212,21-19.

4:00-10:30 Cycling – Men’s Road Race Nicholas Roche 52nd 6:34.26; Philip Deignan 81st 6:39.42.

6:00-12:00 Sailing – Men’s Finn class Tim Goodbody Race 1, 22nd; Race 2, 13th 20th overall.

8:30 Boxing – Men’s Light Hvy Kenny Egan bt Julius Jackson (ISV) 22-2

11:50 Badminton – Women's Singles Rd 1 Chloe Magee bt Kati Tolmoff (Est) 18-21, 21-18, 21-19

12:50 Rowing – Men’s 4 (hvywt) Ht 3 (first 3 to SF); Ireland 3rd 6:02.85 (Cormac Folan, Sean Casey, Jonathon Devlin, Sean O’Neill).
Also: Alan Campbell (GB) Singles Sculls Ht 1, 1st 7:14.98

3:35 Swimming – Men’s 100m breaststroke ht 5 Andrew Bree, 2nd 1:01.76 (IR) ; 30th overall.

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