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Finn Lynch, Youngest Ever Irish Olympic Helmsman, Saluted by National Yacht Club

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmailFinn Lynch WelcomeFinn Lynch (20), returned home from theLaser World Championships in Mexico last Friday to what he thought was a imple family dinner in the National Yacht Club…and got a hero’s welcome. The  clubhouse was packed to cheer the ground breaking achievemements that saw the U21 Laser world champion claim the single Rio berth ahead of London 2012’s James Espey of Belfast. Finn went straight to his ‘adopted Granny’ Carmel Winkelmann to give her a hug second only to the one he gave to his mother (pictured left)   Well done and well deserved Finn! The great atmosphere was captured by Joe Fallon…see gallery below: