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03 Dec 2021

WATCH: Kildare's Jenny Egan win bronze medal in 2018 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

Super performance in the K1 Women's 5,000m

WATCH: Kildare's Jenny Egan win bronze medal in 2018 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

Jenny pictured after her third place finish

Kildare's Jenny Egan had a fantastic weekend scooping a bronze medal for Ireland in the K1 5,000 metres at the canoe sprint World Championships in Portugal last Sunday.

She finished third behind Britain’s Lizzie Broughton and Belarusian Maryna Litvinchuk. 

Jenny Egan being presented with her bronze medal last Sunday

The Leixlip canoeist fought hard to work her way up to through the field before finishing in third. She won a bronze in the canoe marathon World Championships in 2017. She will be competing again in this event next month. 

To watch Sunday's full race click here

To watch Jenny receive her medal click here

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