The 36-year-old finished well clear of the competition

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure has won gold in the World Rowing Championships in Bulgaria.

The 36-year-old comfortably beat off the challenge of Switzerland’s reigning world champion Jeannine Gmelin in the women's singles sculls final.

Austria’s Magdalena Lobnig came in third.

In a dominant performance Ms Puspure finished well clear of the competition with a time of a time of 7:20.

It comes after the O’Donovan brothers took home the gold for Ireland yesterday.