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First Wave Of Sporting Giants Tested

Searching for precocious talent ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games took another step further this weekend when testing took place at the first of five weekends as part of the ARA’s World Class Start Testing Programme, sponsored by Siemens, […]

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A gold and six bronzes in Strathclyde

Heather Stanning, from Lossiemouth, and Olivia Whitlam, gave the home crowd cause for celebration by taking women’s pair gold at the World U23 Championships at Strathclyde Park this afternoon alongside Britain’s six other medals – all bronzes – on the […]

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Best GB showing in-depth at World U23s

GB rowers produced Britain’s best in-depth performance to date at any World U23 championships by qualifying 11 from 12 possible boats for tomorrow’s finals due to be held at Strathclyde Park. In choppy and breezy conditions the men’s eight and […]

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Composed scullers through to semis

Racing "well within" themselves, according to Matt Wells, the British men’s double scull,  sponsored by Siemens, of Wells and Stephen Rowbotham won their World Championship quarter-final here in Munich today and will now race in Thursday’s semi-finals. Alan Campbell, the […]

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GB Announces World Junior Champs Team

Great Britain has today announced 26 rowers in seven boats to compete at the World Junior Championships in Beijing from August 8-11th. The event doubles as the official test event for the Olympic Games next year. Lottie Howard-Merrill, from Headington […]

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Selectors confident of Partridge fitness

Great Britain’s rowing selectors showed today that they are confident Alex Partridge will recover from a recent knee injury in time to race in the defending world champion men’s four, sponsored by Camelot, at this year’s world championships and Olympic […]

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History made twice in Lucerne

Great Britain made history twice today on Lucerne’s Rotsee Lake at the world cup finals when they won their first world cup gold of all time in the lightweight men’s four – from the Siemens-sponsored British crew of Richard Chambers, […]

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Medals from all contested International Classes

Great Britain rounded off a good day at Lucerne’s Rotsee venue with medals from all four  international class finals that they contested after 11 crews had earlier qualified for tomorrow’s Olympic class finals through heats, repechages, semi-finals and seeding races. […]

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Eleven crews in Olympic class finals

Britain has 11 finalists in Olympic class events at the world cup finals here in Lucerne after some solid semi-final and repechage performances today including semi-final wins for the Siemens-backed men’s double scull of Stephen Rowbotham and Matt Wells alongside […]

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More Crews through to semis

Alan Campbell, a medallist at the season’s first world cup and a finalist at the second seemed largely unruffled – despite some pressure applied by Sweden’s Lassi Karonen – in qualifying for the semi-finals of the season’s third and final […]

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