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A liking for the Rotsee

The British rowing squad has taken a liking to Lucerne’s Rotsee. Twelve months ago on this secluded lake in the mountains they bagged seven medals on what was called "Super Sunday" at the World Cup Finals. This year, in perfect […]

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Purchase wins gold on comeback

Zac Purchase won gold today in the lightweight men’s single scull final at the Lucerne World Cup finals. The victory was comfortable and came, for the reigning World U23 champion, in his first major competitive race since coming back from […]

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Ten GB Boats in Lucerne finals

Great Britain has qualified ten boats for tomorrow’s World Cup Finals in Lucerne – five of which arrived at that stage unbeaten having won either their heat or their semi-final. The men’s four and women’s quadruple scull, sponsored by Camelot, […]

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GB open well in Lucerne

Great Britain opened its World Cup Finals campaign in Lucerne, Switzerland, strongly today with eight heat winners, including the two Camelot-sponsored crews of the men’s four and women’s quadruple scull. A comfortable win for the men’s four in the fastest […]

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Strong GB Line-up for Lucerne

A strong Great Britain line up in the Olympic boat classes will test its racing mettle at the  World Cup Finals in Lucerne, Switzerland, this weekend (July 7-9) as part of the squad’s season-long preparation for the World Championships which […]

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Katherine Grainger on Henley, Lucerne and an MBE

Katherine Grainger MBE anticipates with relish the coming summer – one in which the Camelot-sponsored women’s quadruple scull – will take on all-comers at Henley Royal Regatta, the Lucerne world cup finals and a home World Championships at Eton in […]

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Nine medals for Britain at Poznan World Cup

Great Britain won nine medals at the  season’s second world cup which finished in Poznan, Poland, today. Six of them came in the Olympic classes and both Camelot-backed flagship crews took golds. The men’s four and women’s quadruple scull both […]

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Men’s Eight Protest Rejected

Great Britain’s protest against the disqualification of its men’s eight after yesterday’s repechages at the World Cup in Poznan, Poland, has been rejected by the FISA (World Rowing Federation) Jury. The men’s eight had suffered a rudder failure whilst winning […]

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Nine in finals but the men’s eight is excluded

Britain has qualified nine Olympic-class boats for finals tomorrow at the World Rowing Cup following some excellent performances in today’s semi-finals and repechages. It would have been ten but for the disqualification of the men’s eight who suffered a rudder […]

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Gregory through to first senior single scull semi

Alex Gregory qualified for his first senior semi-final in a single scull this afternoon in Poznan, Poland, when he won his  repechage in 7:29.63. Gregory emerged from a good field to take the lead at the 1250m mark and was […]

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