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News

Strathclyde Country Park Water Activity Restrictions

Posted: August 26, 2016

North Lanarkshire Council have advised that water activity at the loch is currently restricted due to a recent water quality risk management analysis.  

Experienced Sailors, Rowers and Canoeist/Kayakers are able to use the loch with further risk reduction advice being issued by North Lanarkshire Council.

All experienced users wishing to use the water during this time will be required to sign a consent form available at the Booking Office, Boatshed and Gym facility.

For further information please contact North Lanarkshire Council on 01698 402060.

 

 

Horsburgh and McCue progress to U23 finals

Posted: August 24, 2016

Scotland’s Gavin Horsburgh and Lewis McCue helped ensure that theirs were amongst the six GB crews which progressed through the U23 semi-finals at the World Championships in Rotterdam

Read more: Horsburgh and McCue progress to U23 finals

Swann and Bennett add two more Scottish medals

Posted: August 13, 2016

Polly Swann and Karen Bennett, both from Edinburgh, were in the GB women's eight that stormed through to take silver medals behind USA in Saturday's final.

This means that a new record of four Scottish medals were gained over the three days of finals at the Lagoa Stadium.

Read more: Swann and Bennett add two more Scottish medals

Another Gold For Stanning as Coxless Pair Title is Retained

Posted: August 12, 2016

Lossiemouth's Heather Stanning retained her Olympic crown when she and her partner Helen Glover dominated their coxless pairs final on Friday morning.
The British pair were in charge from the first stroke and built a lead in the first half.  By the 1500-metre mark they were four seconds ahead of the field and could afford to watch the others scramble for the minor medals as they stayed out of trouble at the head of the field.

Read more: Another Gold For Stanning as Coxless Pair Title is Retained

Grainger Takes Silver in Thursday's Olympic Racing

Posted: August 11, 2016

Katherine Grainger won British rowing's first medal of the Olympic regatta and the last one of her career when, along with partner Vicky Thornley, she took a hard-fought silver in Thursday's double sculls final.

By Grainger's own admission, she and Thornley had the most tortuous route to Rio, missing out on initial selection and only being added to the squad a matter of weeks ago.  This followed a season where the duo had failed to medal and posted some lacklustre performances.  But there was nothing lacklustre about today's race.

Read more: Grainger Takes Silver in Thursday's Olympic Racing