Grainger Takes Silver in Thursday's Olympic Racing
Posted: August 11, 2016
Katherine Grainger won British rowing's first medal of the Olympic regatta and the last one of her career when, along with partner Vicky Thornley, she took a hard-fought silver in Thursday's double sculls final.
By Grainger's own admission, she and Thornley had the most tortuous route to Rio, missing out on initial selection and only being added to the squad a matter of weeks ago. This followed a season where the duo had failed to medal and posted some lacklustre performances. But there was nothing lacklustre about today's race.
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Eastern Amateurs to host Come and Try event after winning Skiff Worlds silver
Posted: August 10, 2016
It might be Scotland's newest Coastal Rowing Club but Eastern Amateur (EACRC) succeeded in finishing second in its first ever Skiff World Championships last week at Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland.
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Grainger and Sinclair keep medal hopes alive
Posted: August 9, 2016
Inverness's Alan Sinclair and Olympic champion Katherine Grainger became the fourth and fifth Scots to make it to finals in the Olympic rowing regatta, with solid performances in Tuesday's semi-finals.
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Olympic Regatta Monday Report
Posted: August 9, 2016
All four Scots racing on Monday in the Olympic rowing regatta made progress to the next round of their events.
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Scottish Rowers in action on Day One in Rio
Posted: August 7, 2016
The first two Scottish rowers in action in Saturday's opening day of racing, Alan Sinclair and Katherine Grainger, successfully progressed to their semi-finals on Tuesday - both finished second in their opening heats on a day when conditions in the middle part of the course caused real havoc, with a capsize and boat-stopping crabs happening throughout the racing programme.
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Have Your Say
Updated: August 18, 2016
Scottish Rowing's plans for the next 4 years (2017-2021) are now being developed and it is important that our members have the opportunity to input to this process.
The key themes have already been sent to club secretaries for circulation and comment within the club but in addition we are holding 3 consultation sessions across Scotland, hosted by Mike Morrice, President of Scottish Rowing.
These will take the form of a short presentation setting out the key themes for the next 4 years followed by a Q&A. An overview of these key themes is available to view here.
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U23 rowers challenged to show their Tokyo 2020 potential at World Championships
Posted: August 5, 2016
A talented squad packed with medal-winning experience has today been announced by British Rowing for this month’s U23 World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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Champs return to defend titles at 2016 World Rowing Championships
Posted: August 4, 2016
Defending champions Joel Cassells, Sam Scrimgeour and Henry Fieldman are among the senior athletes announced today by British Rowing for the 2016 World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Four other medallists from the 2015 championships in Aiguebelette, France, will also compete in this year’s edition for non-Olympic boats, which is taking place alongside the World U23 and Junior Championships from 21-28 August.
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Rio 2016 on TV: Olympics coverage guide
Posted: August 2, 2016
42 sports, 16 days, over 3000 hours of live BBC Olympic TV coverage begins this Friday (5 August ) with the Opening Ceremony, continuing every day until Sunday 21 August.
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Two gold medals for Urquhart in Poznan
Posted: July 31, 2016
Glasgow teenager Callum Urquhart helped Great Britain’s junior men’s four win back to back gold medals at the annual Coupe de la Jeunesse event in Poznan, Poland this weekend.
Great Britain has been successful at past Coupe events, considered unofficially as the junior European Championships, but it was beyond the 17-year-old’s high expectations to win both races this weekend.
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