Daire Lynch wins European 2X bronze medal in Posnan

Clonmel Rowing Club's Daire Lynch has won a second European medal in as many months.

Daire teamed up with Cork's Ronan Byrne to secure a bronze for Ireland in the men's double sculls at the European Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland on Sunday. 12th October  

Byrne and Lynch were fifth after the opening marker, but improved to third at the halfway point and maintained that position at the 1,500 metres marker, clocking a final time of 6:21.280. 

The Dutch duo of Stef Broenink and Melvin Twellaar won the event in 06:18.690 after overtaking Switzerland, who finished runners-up.