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Record Scottish contingent set for Henley Royal Regatta

Posted: 10 August 2021

This week sees the return to racing on the world-famous Henley Royal Regatta course after the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of the 2020 event.

A record total of 11 Scottish club crews have qualified across 9 events with many other Scottish rowers representing rowing clubs from across the globe.


Scottish club entries at the 2021 Henley Royal Regatta (qualified) 

Cameron Buchan (Strathclyde Park Rowing Club) - The Diamond Challenge Sculls [M1x]

Michael Troy & Chris Bardas (Robert Gordon University) - The Silver Goblets & Nickalls' Challenge Cup [M2-]

George Watson's College - The Fawley Challenge Cup [JM4x]

St Andrew Boat Club - The Fawley Challenge Cup [JM4x]

The Glasgow Academy - The Diamond Jubilee Challenge Cup [JW4x]

London Rowing Club & Edinburgh University - The Visitors' Challenge Cup [M4-]

Aberdeen University & Robert Gordon University - The Town Challenge Cup [W4-]

Edinburgh University & Strathclyde Park Rowing Club - The Prince of Wales Challenge Cup [M4x]

University of St Andrews - The Prince of Wales Challenge Cup [M4x]

Aberdeen University - The Prince Albert Challenge Cup [M4+]

Edinburgh University - The Temple Challenge Cup [M8+]


Wednesday’s action includes racing for the junior and student crews in the Temple Challenge Cup, the Diamond Jubilee Challenge Cup, the Prince Albert Challenge Cup and the Fawley Challenge Cup.


Race 2 9.05 Temple Challenge Cup (men’s student 8+) University of London ‘B’ vs Edinburgh University

Race 6 9.30 Diamond Jubilee Challenge Cup (junior women’s 4x) Glasgow Academy vs Sir William Borlase’s GS

Race 35 12.20 Prince Albert Challenge Cup (men’s student 4+) Oxford Brookes University ‘B’ vs Aberdeen University

Race 53 3.40 Fawley Challenge Cup (junior men’s 4x) George Watson’s College vs Hereford Cathedral School

Race 72 6.35 Fawley Challenge Cup (junior men’s 4x) Claires Court School vs St Andrew Boat Club


You can follow all of the races via the Henley Royal Regatta live stream on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/dBnCvYstu-0