Special Schools Indoor Rowing Championships

The annual Birmingham Special Needs Sports Association and British Rowing Indoor Rowing Championships took place on Thursday 15th March. Special schools from across the West Midlands came together at Calthorpe Specialist Sports College, Birmingham for an exciting day on the indoor rowing machines.

Special Educational Needs pupils from Hallmoor, Chadsgrove, Braidwood, Baskerville, Calthorpe, Victoria, Fox Hollies, Priestly Smith and Riversides competed in individual races and there was some really close racing as the results show.

Race 1 – Charlotte Curley – only 4 metres between 1st and 2nd.
Race 2 – Zaki Malick – only 6 metres between 1st and 2nd.
Race 3 – Matthew Smallman
Race 4 – Khurom Ali
Race 5 – Daniel Bowness
Race 6 – Jason Lee Simpson – only 3 metres between 1st and 2nd.
Race 7 – Harley Wareing – only 6 metres between 1st and 2nd.
Race 8 – Alex Scarlett
Race 9 – Scott Mitchell – only 9 metres between 1st and 2nd.
Race 10 – Akeem Christie

In the Row for Gold team relay of 2012 metres, the results were
1st Hallmoor
2nd Riverside
3rd Priestly Smith

Everyone who took part received a medal, and three of the schools have taken away a signed GB flag. A big thank you to all who helped out and congratulations to all the pupils who took part.

If you are interested in your school taking part in rowing please contact Madeleine Millichap, British Rowing’s Adaptive Coach.
Email: madeleine.millichap@britishrowing.org or phone 07818576148.