Donegal’s Chloe Magee and Sinead Jennings have had their places on the Irish Olympic team confirmed today by the Olympic Council of Ireland.
Letterkenny rower Jennings has qualified for her first games while Magee from Raphoe will take part in her third games in Badminton, becoming the counties most decorated Olympian.
She also competed in London 2012 and Beijing 2008.
Jennings will compete in the Lightweight Double Sculls with her partner Claire Lambe.
The pair were among the first 14 formally selected on the Ireland team for Rio 2016.
The selected athletes are:
Scott Evans – Men’s Singles
Chloe Magee – Women’s Singles
Irish Athletic Boxing Association
Michael Conlon – Men’s Bantam Weight
Paddy Barnes – Men’s Light Flyweight
Joe Ward – Men’s Light Heavyweight
Stephen Donnelly – Men’s Welter Weight
Brendan Irvine – Men’s Flyweight
David Oliver Joyce – Men’s Lightweight
Kieran Behan – Artistic Gymnastics All Around
Ellis O’Reilly – Artistic Gymnastics All Around
Sinead Lynch – Lightweight Women’s Double Scull
Claire Lambe – Lightweight Women’s Double Scull
Paul O’Donovan – Lightweight Men’s Double Scull
Gary O’Donovan – Lightweight Men’s Double Scull