Paul O'Donovan's really carrying his Olympic form into the World Rowing Championships

He won silver in Rio with brother Gary

Paul O'Donovan

Ireland's Paul O'Donovan with his silver medal ©INPHO/James Crombie

Irish Olympic hero Paul O'Donovan is continuing to impress at the World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam.

The Rio 2016 silver medalist won his quarter-final of the Men's Lightweight Single Sculls this afternoon to progress to the semi-finals with the fastest time from all four races.

He set a time of 06:54.790.

The semi-finals will be held tomorrow afternoon.