Bronze for Leask Completes Scottish Medal Hat-trick
Posted: 5 August 2018
Having been drafted into Britain’s men’s double sculls crew at the last minute as a replacement for Glasgow’s Angus Groom, who fell sick, Edinburgh’s Harry Leask and his partner Jack Beaumont took bronze medals in a blanket finish of their final, with just over a second separating the first four crews.
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McDonald strikes a balance to win World University gold in China
Posted: 20 August, 2018
Lochwinnoch’s Emma McDonald won gold in the women’s eight at the 2018 FISU World University Rowing Championships in Shanghai whilst a further two athletes from Edinburgh University also made the top of the podium.
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World Class Start programme determined to recruit its first Lanarkshire athlete
Posted: 4 August, 2018
Youngsters from as far afield as Helensburgh, Edinburgh, East Renfrewshire and even Carlisle have joined the Strathclyde Park-based Start programme, which aims to identify young athletes with the potential to become Olympic medallists.
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Two Scottish Silver Medals
Posted: 4 August, 2018
In the last final of the third day of the European Championships at Strathclyde Park, the British women’s eight, with Scotland’s Olympic silver medallist Karen Bennett and Katherine Douglas aboard, both from Edinburgh, overtook the Netherlands to grab silver medals as they then closed down on the eventual winners, the world champions from Romania.
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All Scots Still in the Medal Hunt
Posted: 3 August, 2018
All six Scottish athletes in the Great Britain team at the European Championships have kept their medal hopes alive.
With Edinburgh’s Harry Leask already in Saturday’s semi-finals, courtesy of a heat win on Thursday with new double sculls partner Jack Beaumont, the other five Scots were in action on Friday.
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The Moment has Arrived
Posted: 2 August, 2018
On Thursday morning, the organisers of the European Championships proudly declared “the moment has arrived” as the long-awaited action of this first multi-discipline event got underway.
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Six Scots Race on Home Waters at the 2018 European Championships
Posted: 30 July, 2018
Scotland’s Olympic-standard rowing course at Strathclyde Park, complete with up-grades that include an expanded finish tower and a brand-new albano buoying system, plays host to full international racing when the rowing programme of the multi-sports European Championships starts on Thursday 2nd August.
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Armstrong becomes World Champion for the second time
Posted: July 29, 2018
Glasgow’s Josh Armstrong became World Champion for the second time today, in the process helping Great Britain record its best ever World Rowing Under 23 Championships performance in Poznan, Poland.
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Record Scottish representation on GB Rowing Team for World Rowing Under 23 Championships
Posted: July 25, 2018
There will be a record Scottish presence on the GB Rowing Team for the World Rowing Under 23 Championships which get underway today in Poznan, Poland, with finals taking place on Saturday and Sunday.
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Scottish success at British Rowing Junior Championships
Posted: 23 July, 2018
Congratulations to the following Scottish crews who won medals at the British Rowing Junior Championships which took place at Holme Pierrepont in Nottingham at the weekend:
WJ15 1x St Andrew Boat Club (A Patton)
WJ16 2- Glasgow Academy (E Kitcher, N Miller)
WJ15 2x George Watson’s College Boat Club (H Hughes, I Clements)
OJ15 4x+ Aberdeen Schools Rowing Association (O Forbes, A Geddes, A Innes, M Hughson, S Ballance)
WJ16 4x Loch Lomond Rowing Club (L Young) / St Andrew Boat Club (A Patton) / Clydesdale Amateur Rowing Club (E Morrison) / George Watson’s College Boat Club (K Hall)
WJ18 4- Glasgow Academy (E Kitcher, K Maltby, M Barry, N Miller)
OJ16 4+ Aberdeen Schools Rowing Association (G Charles, M Dearsley, W Bricknell, S Lewis, S Low)
OJ14 2x George Watson’s College Boat Club
Scottish Rowing Regional Development Relaunch
Posted: 4 July, 2018
Scottish Rowing is delighted to announce the relaunch of our Regional Development programme. This move recognises the need to increase the focus on key strategic areas such as competition, coaching and volunteering and targeting support for our clubs more effectively.
In addition to their existing regional responsibilities, each of our three Regional Development Managers (‘RDM’) will be taking on operational responsibility for one of the areas identified as a critical priority in our strategic plan for 2017-21 with immediate effect.
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Strathclyde Country Park Water Access - 9th July until 19th August
Posted: June 22, 2018
North Lanarkshire Council have advised that Glasgow 2018 will take possession of Strathclyde Country Park as part of the upcoming European Rowing and Triathlon Championships this summer.
This multi-sport event will take place across Scotland from the 2nd August until the 12th August and, due to the install and set up of the infrastructure required for both events, there will be no water access from Monday 9th July until Sunday 19th August.
If you have any queries regarding this please contact Douglas Holmes, North Lanarkshire Leisure Ltd at firstname.lastname@example.org.