Rower, Sinéad Lynch (nee Jennings) became a first time Olympian at the age of 39 at the Rio 2016 Games. Sinead and her light weight doubles partner Claire Lambe went onto to made history at the Games becoming the first ever Irish female crew to make an Olympic final. After Rio she has taken some time away from rowing and refocused on a new activity finishing third in her first every IRONMAN 70.3 in Dublin in August 2018. Sinead is also a three-time World medallist having the full set of medals, Gold, Silver and Bronze.
Sinead is a qualified pharmacist and medical doctor. She is currently finishing her training in GP and has a special interest in women’s health and sports medicine. Originally from Letterkenny, Donegal, she is now living in Limerick with her husband and three young girls, Clodagh, Molly & Hannah.