Richard and Peter Chambers through to final at World Championships

Richard and Peter Chambers
Richard and Peter Chambers

Brothers Richard and Peter Chambers are through to the lightweight four final at the World Championships after finishing second in their semi-final on Friday.

They were part of the Great Britain crew which clocked a time of 5:43.97 in Amsterdam.

The lightweight four final will be held on Sunday.

New Zealand came in third to claim the final qualifying spot for the final.

France won the second semi-final ahead of Australia and the Netherlands,

Meanwhile Enniskillen’s Leonora Kennedy and her partner Lisa Dilleen finished fifth in their women’s pair semi-final.

The Ireland duo qualified for the semis by finishing second in their heat behind Great Britain’s Helen Glover and Heather Stanning.