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Swann and Bennett add two more Scottish medals

Posted: August 13, 2016

Polly Swann and Karen Bennett, both from Edinburgh, were in the GB women's eight that stormed through to take silver medals behind USA in Saturday's final.

This means that a new record of four Scottish medals were gained over the three days of finals at the Lagoa Stadium.

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Another Gold For Stanning as Coxless Pair Title is Retained

Posted: August 12, 2016

Lossiemouth's Heather Stanning retained her Olympic crown when she and her partner Helen Glover dominated their coxless pairs final on Friday morning.
The British pair were in charge from the first stroke and built a lead in the first half.  By the 1500-metre mark they were four seconds ahead of the field and could afford to watch the others scramble for the minor medals as they stayed out of trouble at the head of the field.

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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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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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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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