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News

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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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:
 
Gold
WJ15 1x               St Andrew Boat Club (A Patton)
WJ16 2-               Glasgow Academy (E Kitcher, N Miller)
 
Silver
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)
 
Bronze
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

Scotland Rowing Team win five events at 2018 Home International Regatta

Posted: 23 July, 2018

The Scotland Rowing Team won five events on Saturday at the 2018 Home International Regatta (HIR) in Cork, Ireland, with the senior men’s team losing out on the team trophy to Ireland through an agonising tie-break following the final race of the day.
 

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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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British Masters Championships 2018

Posted: June 19, 2018

With the British Masters Championships being held for the first time in many years the weekend after Scottish Championships, four clubs from Scotland went to Holme Pierrepoint, Nottingham, to fight for some medals. The weekend saw 221 races being held across all age categories in both Championship and Non-Championship categories.

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Meet Scottish Rowing President Martin Claxton

Posted: May 24, 2018

A rowing late starter, it was during an appointment in Bath serving as a Marine Engineer in the Royal Navy that Martin agreed to a request by a newly formed Naval rowing squad to help make up a four.

A year down the track he moved to Scotland where a friend and Loch Lomond Rowing Club member encouraged him along.

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Edinburgh athletes part of strong Scottish cohort for World Cup 1

Posted: May 23, 2018

Eight Scots were announced in the team for next weekend’s first World Rowing Cup of 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia (1-3 June) - for three of the younger athletes named in the team of 54 there is a strong Edinburgh connection.

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