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ASRA in Belgium

Posted: 21st April 2013

At the Gent Spring International Regatta on the 13th and 14th April, crews from the Aberdeen Schools Rowing Association won 6 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals over the two days of the competition.

Saturday

Gold: Men's J18 Coxed Fours: Lewis McCue, Michael Brown, Jacob Vyse & Elliot Bruce, coxed by Sam Cassidy; Women's J14 Double Sculls: Sade Igweke & Sam Cassidy; Men's J14 Coxed Quadruple Sculls: Jacob Turner, Calum Bird, Hamish Dunnett & Alex Brown, coxed by HenryTawse Silver: Women's Junior 18 Coxless Fours: Amelia Donovan, Erin Wyness, Morven Shaw & Eilidh Thomson

Sunday

Gold: Women's Junior 18 Coxless Fours: Amelia Donovan, Erin Wyness, Morven Shaw & Eilidh Thomson; Men's Junior 16 Coxless Fours: Alistair Frost, George Turner, Lawrence Jennings & Andrew Main; Women's Junior 14 Coxed Quadruple Sculls: Sade Igweke, Katie McLennan, Carly McCready, Sam Cassidy, coxed by Silver: Men's Junior 16 Coxless Fours: Gregor Duncan, Ollie Kinghorn, Alex McGrath & Gregor Pittendreigh Bronze: Men's Open Pairs: Lewis McCue & Gary Wilson (ABC); Women's Junior 18 Coxless Fours: Amy Fraser, Katherine Lawrie, Ginny Douglas & Jessica Walker

Not to be outdone, ASRA coaches, Henry Gieseler & Gary Wilson, representing Aberdeen Boat Club, won brilliant golds in Men's Under 23 Pairs on both Saturday and Sunday as well as a hard fought silver in Men's Open Pairs on the Saturday.