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World Champion Eve McMahon and ILCA Teammates Welcomed Home at Dublin Airport

1st August 2022
Homecoming - Eve McMahon with her mother Vicky and her father Jim upon arrival at Dublin airport
Homecoming - Eve McMahon with her mother Vicky and her father Jim upon arrival at Dublin airport Credit: INPHO/Tom Maher

Dublin sailor Eve McMahon (18) was pictured arriving home to Dublin Airport this morning after capturing gold in the single-handed ILCA 6 class at the 2022 ILCA 6 Youth World Championships in Houston, Texas on Saturday, July 30th.

Irish Sailor of the Year McMahon and her teammates were greeted by friends, family and supporters on Bank Holiday Monday after an outstanding month of competition for the Howth Yacht Club sailor.

Eve McMahon arriving to Dublin airport after capturing gold in the single-handed ILCA6 class at the 2022 ILCA 6 Youth World Championships in Houston, Texas on Saturday evening, July 30th. This gold medal win is McMahon’s third consecutive gold medal this year, having also picked up a gold medal at the World Sailing Youth World Championships in the Hague, and at the ILCA 6 Youth European Championships in GreecePhoto: INPHO/Tom Maher(Above and below) Eve McMahon arriving to Dublin airport after capturing gold in the single-handed ILCA6 class at the 2022 ILCA 6 Youth World Championships in Houston, Texas on Saturday evening, July 30th. This gold medal win is McMahon’s third consecutive gold medal this year, having also picked up a gold medal at the World Sailing Youth World Championships in the Hague, and at the ILCA 6 Youth European Championships in GreecePhoto: INPHO/Tom Maher

As Afloat reported earlier, this gold medal win is McMahon’s third consecutive gold medal this year, having also picked up a gold medal at the World Sailing Youth World Championships in the Hague, and at the ILCA 6 Youth European Championships in Greece.

Eve is greeted by her grandfather Tom McMahon Photo: INPHO/Tom MaherEve is greeted by her grandfather Tom McMahon Photo: INPHO/Tom Maher

Howth Yacht Club's Eve McMahon and Rocco Wright were both Gold medal winners at the World Youth Sailing Championships in The HagueHowth Yacht Club's Eve McMahon and Rocco Wright were both Gold medal winners at the World Youth Sailing Championships in The Hague Photo: INPHO/Tom Maher

Eve McMahon with her mother Vicky and her father JimEve McMahon with her mother Vicky and her father Jim Photo: INPHO/Tom Maher

Read more on Eve McMahon, Irish Sailor of the Year, and her Paris 2024 campaign here

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Eve McMahon's 2021 sailing achievements

  • Irish Sailor of the Year 2021
  • Gold Medallist Youth World Championships Italy Highest Ranked Irish Female 
  • Star Sailors league Silver medal at the Youth European Championships Croatia Gold medallist U19,
  • Silver medallist U21 Senior European Championships Bulgaria Race win Senior European Championships Bulgaria
  • Selected Paris 2024 Olympic Solidarity Scholarship Sport Ireland
  • 15th Senior European Championships Bulgaria, 1st Irish Female, securing Sport Ireland Carding.
  • Youth ISAF World Representative Oman, equivalent to Youth Olympic in sailing,
  • 4th overall Guinness World Record Participant Beach Clean up -
  • Oman Gold medallist U19 Allianz World Cup Netherlands
  • Gold medallist U23 Lanzarote International Regatta 4th
  • U21 European Championships Montenegro
  • Nominated for Irish Sailor of The Year
  • Bronze medallist Connaught's Wexford
  • 9th Silver Fleet European Continental Qualification
  • 5th Pre-Qualifciation regatta Lanzarote

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