Irish Paralympic Sailors Qualify For Rio

Sailing - Para World Sailing Championships 2015, Royal Yacht Club of Victoria, Williamstown (Aus). 30/11/2015.  Photo: Teri Dodds.The Team Ireland crew of Kerry’s Ian Costello, John Twomey, and Austin O’Carroll have qualified for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio di Janeiro next summer. It’s an 11th games qualification for Kinsale Yacht Club’s Twomey from Ballinhassig in Cork . The Sonar crew have qualified following an 11th and 12th place finish on the penultimate day of the IFDS Paralympic World Sailing Championships in Melbourne.