Liam Glynn secures PB at Laser European Championships in Poland

16 Oct 20

Glynn who had been unableto train during lockdown is glad to be back in action.

He says: “I feel so luckyto be back on the racing circuit. We had offshore conditions most the weekwhich made for some very high points racing but I was very happy with mytactical calls throughout the week.

“Growing up doing clubracing in shifty conditions at Ballyholme has definitely paid off. It was niceto have some races at the top of the gold fleet and it brings me a lot ofconfidence for next season, if I can iron out a few weaknesses and get used toracing among the best sailors in the world.”

Looking ahead, Glynn istaking a couple of weeks off to reset and is then entering into training forthe next season.

He comments: “I have a fewplans in place for the Winter with Irish team camps and training regattas inVilamoura, Malta and Palma. I hope to get away to events and training abroadbut I am also lucky to have our team high performance centre in Dublin tocontinue training if travel becomes too difficult again.”

Andrew Baker, RYA NorthernIreland’s Performance Manager, is pleased with Glynn’s latest performance.

He says: “Liam hascontinued to show progression within a world class international field. Hisresult of 43rd is a personal best and his individual race resultsincludes three in the top 15.

“I am looking forward tocatching up with Liam when he has some time now at home and support himcontinuing into next season.”