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01 SEP – 06 SEP

The Irish Paralympic sailors will begin competing in Weymouth at the 2012 Paralympics on Saturday the 1st of September.

This will be John Twomey’s 10th Paralympics, a record for any Irish person competing at either the Olympics or Paralympics. Having competed initially in the discus where he won bronze in 1984 and gold at Seoul 1988, John progressed to table tennis and finally to sailing which has been his sport of choice since 1996. 

Irish Paralympic Sailors (Three-Person Sonar Keelboat):
  • John Twomey - from Ballinhassig, Co. Cork
  • Anthony Hegarty – from Mallow, Co. Cork
  • Ian Costello – from Killorglin, Co. Kerry


Biographies
Please see http://www.isaolympic.com/index.php/campaigns/sonar-paralympic for biographies on the three Irish Paralympic sailors.


Race Schedule

Date

Time

Class

Sailors

Race

01 September 2012

14.00

Sonar

J. Twomey, A. Hegarty & I. Costello

1

01 September 2012

15.30

Sonar

J. Twomey, A. Hegarty & I. Costello

2

02 September 2012

14.00

Sonar

J. Twomey, A. Hegarty & I. Costello

3

02 September 2012

15.30

Sonar

J. Twomey, A. Hegarty & I. Costello

4

03 September 2012

14.00

Sonar

J. Twomey, A. Hegarty & I. Costello

5

03 September 2012

15.30

Sonar

J. Twomey, A. Hegarty & I. Costello

6

04 September 2012

11.00

Sonar

J. Twomey, A. Hegarty & I. Costello

7

04 September 2012

12.30

Sonar

J. Twomey, A. Hegarty & I. Costello

8

05 September 2012

11.00

Sonar

J. Twomey, A. Hegarty & I. Costello

9

05 September 2012

12.30

Sonar

J. Twomey, A. Hegarty & I. Costello

10

06 September 2012

11.00

Sonar

J. Twomey, A. Hegarty & I. Costello

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ISA Olympic Website    
For news, information, photographs, videos and biographies on the Irish Paralympic sailors please see www.ISAOlympic.com.


ISA Olympic Social Media
Facebook www.facebook.com/ISAOlympic
Twitter www.twitter.com/ISAOlympic #GenuineProspects


 Real Time Tweeting / Results
IFDS (International Association for Disabled Sailing) will be tweeting in real time throughout the races. Please see below for useful links.
Website: http://www.sailing.org/paralympics/london2012/home.php
Twitter: https://twitter.com/IFDS_updates
Results: http://www.sailing.org/paralympics/london2012/results.php

 

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