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Ireland's Rowers Claim First Medal In Tokyo

The Irish quartet have made history.

The women's four rowing team have won Ireland's first medal at the Tokyo Olympics. 

Aifric Keogh, Eimear Lambe, Fiona Murtagh and Emily Hegarty produced a strong finish to pip Great Britain to bronze. 

They've also made history by becoming the first Irish female rowers to win an Olympics medal. 

The lightweight men's double pair of Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy eased into tomorrow's final. 

The World and European champions set a world best time in winning their semi-final to lay down a marker for the medal race. 
 

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