€25m whitewater centre could be a ‘game-changer’ says former Olympian
Canoeist and coach Eoin Rheinisch has defended the project, which faces strong political opposition
Twelve years ago at the Beijing Olympic Games, Eoin Rheinisch, the canoeist and now high-performance coach, placed fourth for Ireland in the K1 Kayak final at Shunyi Olympic Park.
He was three seconds away from claiming a medal, and only five seconds behind gold medallist Alexander Grimm, the German athlete who grew up in Augsburg.
To this day, Rheinisch regularly travels to Augsburg. The city is a hotbed of high-performance canoeing due to its canoe...
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