Making waves…and boat race history..

Sisters Maria and Helen Nielson-Scott are throwing love out in the boat as they compete against each other in the world’s oldest rowing rivalry. The sisters make history on Easter Saturday by being the first to row in different boats in the Oxford versus Cambridge race on the Thames. It will be the first time

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ParalympicsGB selects rowing squad for Tokyo 2020

Eight rowers, including three reigning Paralympic champions and five Paralympic debutants, have been selected to compete for ParalympicsGB at the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games this summer. James Fox was part of the gold medal-winning crew that won the mixed coxed four (PR3 Mix 4+) at Rio 2016. This time around, he will race alongside

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Team Bath alumna among rowers named in Team GB squad

University of Bath alumna Sara Parfett will make her Olympic debut this summer alongside history-making Helen Glover and Rio medallist Vicky Thornley after the trio were today named in the Team GB rowing squad for Tokyo 2020. All three began their rowing careers on the British Rowing World Class Start talent identification and development programme

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Dutch domination at 2020 European Rowing Championships

The 2020 European Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland saw an impressive eight gold medals for the Netherlands with Italy and Romania winning four each. Ukraine made a strong opening statement in the para rowing events with a silver for Anna Sheremet in the PR1 women’s single sculls and gold for Roman Polianskyi in the equivalent

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Italy and Romania reign supreme at European U-23 Championships

Two days of racing in Duisburg, Germany concluded with plenty of gold for Italy, Romania and host nation Germany at the 2020 European Rowing Under 23 Championships. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was held with a host of prevention measures including testing for teams arriving from ‘high-risk’ countries, hand sanitization at all entrances and

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