BBC Sport - Olympic joy for Irish sailing pair McGovern and Seaton

Olympic joy for Irish sailing pair

Northern Ireland sailors Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern are happy to have secured qualification for an Irish boat for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

Competing at the World Championships in Santander, the Irish duo lie sixth and are guaranteed to secure qualification ahead of Saturday's Gold Fleet race.

The top 10 nations at the event are guaranteed to earn a Rio berth and the Irish duo will achieve this feat.

Carrickfergus man Seaton and Bangor's McGovern compete in the 49er class.

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