European Champs underway: Middle qualification

The 2012 European Championships started this morning with middle qualification races at Hökberg, near Mora in Sweden. Ireland were represented by Rosalind Hussey, Niamh O’Boyle, Nick Simonin and Hugh Cashell, all running in their first European Champs. The top 17 qualified for Thursday’s A final. All of the favourites in the men and women are safely through,with the Scandanavians dominating. Heat winners were Minna Kauppi, Anne Margarete Hausken, Helena Jansson, Valetin Novikov, Olav Lundan[...]
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