European Games Update

The European Games continue in Baku with several Irish athletes involved. Ireland’s Jenny Egan has failed to qualify for the final of the Kayak Singles 200 metres after finishing second last in her semi-final. Peter Egan and Simas Dobrovolskis finished 8th in their 200 metres Kayak double and have failed to progress. In the mens canoe singles, Andrzej Jezierski and Tom Brennan are both out of their respective events. The gymnastic qualifying events have also been completed. Kieran Behan has qualified for the All Around Individual final after ranking in 17th place overall while his team-mate Daniel Fox finished in 54th. Ellis O’Reilly finished as the highest ranked Irish women’s gymnast in 46th place, which wasn’t enough to gain a place in the Individual final. Nicole Mawhinney and Tara Donnelly finished in 53rd and 56th place respectively.