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 helps lightweight men’s quad make history as GB strike gold at U23 World Championships
Posted: August 26, 2016
The GB Rowing Team won a first-ever men’s quadruple scull gold medal at U23 level as the lightweights stormed to a historic victory at the 2016 World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Read more: Horsburgh helps lightweight men’s quad make history as GB strike gold at U23 World Championships
Confident start for GB Rowing Team in the Junior World Championships
Posted: August 24, 2016
The GB Rowing Team made a confident start to the 2016 Junior World Championships on Wednesday morning as six crews made good progress through their heats in Rotterdam.
Read more: Confident start for GB Rowing Team in the Junior World Championships
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
Defending champions Cassells and Scrimgeour making smooth progress at Senior Worlds
Posted: August 23, 2016
Big gusts of wind were unable to prevent GB Rowing Team’s defending champions making smooth progress on Monday afternoon as the Senior World Championships got under way in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Read more: Defending champions Cassells and Scrimgeour making smooth progress at Senior Worlds
Standout performances for Scots on day one of World Championships
Posted: August 22, 2016
There were standout performances for Scots on GB Rowing Team’s as the 2016 World Championships got under way in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
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Record numbers of Scottish rowers compete in “talented medal-winning” squad at U23 World Championships
Posted: August 21, 2016
A record nine Scots will compete in what British Rowing terms a “talented squad packed with medal-winning experience” at this week’s Under 23 World Rowing Championships, Rotterdam (21-28 August).
Read more: Record numbers of Scottish rowers compete in “talented medal-winning” squad at U23 World...
Glasgow rowers aiming to emulate Team GB counterparts at Rotterdam World Championships (21-28 August)
Posted: August 15, 2016
Three Glasgow rowers will be aiming to emulate the achievements of their Team GB counterparts in Rio when they represent the GB Rowing Team at the World Rowing Junior Championships in Rotterdam later this month (21-28 August).
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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