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Paul O’Donovan wins gold at World Rowing Championships


Brothers Paul and Gary O’Donovan became heroes worldwide for their hilarious interviews after winning silver in the Olympics.

And now we should be set for another round of brilliantly honest soundbites as Paul has just won gold in the men’s lightweight single sculls at the World Rowing Championships.

The rower burst to victory on Saturday in Rotterdam, ahead of competitors from Hungary and Slovakia.

The brothers’ first interview was definitely one of the most hilarious to come out from the Olympics, where they admitted that they loved having some steak and spuds over in Rio.

However, they admitted they were fearful of returning home to their coach Mick Conlan who gave them a warning if they didn’t win gold.

“We are a little bit disappointed we didn’t come away with the gold medal, we put it up to the French as best we could,” Paul said.

“We are dreading going home now because Mick Conlan said he would box the head off us if we didn’t get the gold!”