Scottish Rowers in action on Day One in Rio
Posted: August 7, 2016
The first two Scottish rowers in action in Saturday's opening day of racing, Alan Sinclair and Katherine Grainger, successfully progressed to their semi-finals on Tuesday - both finished second in their opening heats on a day when conditions in the middle part of the course caused real havoc, with a capsize and boat-stopping crabs happening throughout the racing programme.
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Have Your Say
Updated: August 18, 2016
Scottish Rowing's plans for the next 4 years (2017-2021) are now being developed and it is important that our members have the opportunity to input to this process.
The key themes have already been sent to club secretaries for circulation and comment within the club but in addition we are holding 3 consultation sessions across Scotland, hosted by Mike Morrice, President of Scottish Rowing.
These will take the form of a short presentation setting out the key themes for the next 4 years followed by a Q&A. An overview of these key themes is available to view here.
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U23 rowers challenged to show their Tokyo 2020 potential at World Championships
Posted: August 5, 2016
A talented squad packed with medal-winning experience has today been announced by British Rowing for this month’s U23 World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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Champs return to defend titles at 2016 World Rowing Championships
Posted: August 4, 2016
Defending champions Joel Cassells, Sam Scrimgeour and Henry Fieldman are among the senior athletes announced today by British Rowing for the 2016 World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Four other medallists from the 2015 championships in Aiguebelette, France, will also compete in this year’s edition for non-Olympic boats, which is taking place alongside the World U23 and Junior Championships from 21-28 August.
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Rio 2016 on TV: Olympics coverage guide
Posted: August 2, 2016
42 sports, 16 days, over 3000 hours of live BBC Olympic TV coverage begins this Friday (5 August ) with the Opening Ceremony, continuing every day until Sunday 21 August.
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Two gold medals for Urquhart in Poznan
Posted: July 31, 2016
Glasgow teenager Callum Urquhart helped Great Britain’s junior men’s four win back to back gold medals at the annual Coupe de la Jeunesse event in Poznan, Poland this weekend.
Great Britain has been successful at past Coupe events, considered unofficially as the junior European Championships, but it was beyond the 17-year-old’s high expectations to win both races this weekend.
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Plenty of promise as GB Rowing Team name squad for 2016 World Junior Championships
Posted: July 27, 2016
British Rowing has today announced a nine-boat entry for the 2016 World Rowing Junior Championships, taking place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands from 21-28 August.
The 36 rowers will form part of a 113-strong GB contingent competing on the Willem-Alexander Baan rowing course that week, with the World Senior and World U23 Championships taking place at the same time. The Finals for the World Juniors will be held on Sunday, 28 August, with the Senior and U23s completing their programmes over the previous two days.
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Urquhart believes a medal is possible in Poznan
Posted: July 28, 2016.
Glasgow rower Callum Urquhart believes his crew has a good chance of medalling at the annual Coupe de la Jeunesse junior competition taking place in Poznan, Poland this weekend.
The 17-year-old Glasgow Schools Rowing Club member was announced in the 51 strong Great Britain team earlier this week following a long and arduous selection process.
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Senior women win back Home International title as Scotland takes 11 gold medals
Posted: July 24, 2016
Scotland Rowing Team’s senior women won back the title they had last captured in 2014 whilst the men missed out on the double by the narrowest of margins in the final race at the prestigious Home International Regatta (HIR) in Cardiff this weekend.
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Scotland names its team for this weekend’s Home International Regatta
Posted: July 20, 2016
Scottish Rowing has named its team of 67 athletes to compete in the Home International Regatta (HIR), the prestigious one-day competition between four nations at Cardiff this Saturday (23rd July).
The HIR event provides a rare opportunity for rowers to represent their home nations and to compete against athletes from England, Ireland and Wales.
Read more: Scotland names its team for this weekend’s Home International Regatta