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Brilliant Bank Holiday Weekend for University of Bath athletes and rowers

University of Bath students won a fantastic 14 medals during a brilliant Bank Holiday Weekend at the BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championships in Bedford and the BUCS Rowing Regatta in Nottingham. Sports Performance student Cameron Chalmers, supported by a Thompson Education Trust scholarship, won the fifth individual gold medal of his BUCS athletics career as he

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2017 Filippi Spirit Award finalists announced

World Rowing and Filippi Boats are on their way to pick the 2017 Filippi Spirit Award winner with the announcement of the top five finalists Featuring three Africans, a Serbian and one from Great Britain, the finalists were narrowed down from more than 20 applicants from 12 nations, including Olympic rowers, national team members and

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Largest-ever entry at World Rowing Masters Regatta

A record 4,700 masters rowers are heading to Bled, Slovenia for the 2017 World Rowing Masters Regatta. This record number of competitors demonstrates the continued growth of masters rowing witnessed in recent years and in Bled they will represent 860 rowing clubs from around the world. There are over 6,000 boat entries which make up

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Source: FSA Igor Meijer

Junior champions crowned and YOG qualification begins in Lithuania

Five days of racing concluded with 13 new junior champion crews being crowned at the 2017 World Rowing Junior Championships in Trakai, Lithuania. This regatta also doubled as the main qualification regatta for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, YOG. The United States revealed a new single sculling sensation with Clark Dean winning the men’s single

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World Rowing Cup Season wrapped up in Lucerne

The 2017 World Rowing Cup season wrapped up in one of rowing’s favourite locations, the Rotsee in Lucerne, Switzerland. This is the final World Rowing regatta before the all-important World Rowing Championships and it saw rowers aim to establish their position on the world level. Unrivalled at this regatta was New Zealand who won gold

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Katherine Grainger wins rowing’s most prestigious award

Rowing’s most prestigious award, the Thomas Keller Medal for an Outstanding Career in Rowing is to be awarded to Katherine Grainger of Great Britain (pictured above with rowing partner Vicky Thornley). Grainger is Great Britain’s most accomplished female Olympic rower with five Olympic medals from five consecutive Olympic Games. These medals include gold at the

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