British Rowing Masters Championships

Great to welcome another sporting group to Nottingham. With the racecourse, test cricket and two football stadia nearby ; this area must be the regarded as a World Sporting Heritage site.

Berwick Amateur Rowing Club

With the rise in popularity of Masters Rowing, The British Rowing Masters Championships moved to a 2 day event held at The National Watersports Centre, Nottingham over the weekend of 12 and 13 June. Competitors ages range from 27 years to 80+

On Saturday despite rain pouring down all day, rowing conditions were good with only a slight breeze making for very calm water. Alison Inglis and Hilary Cairns in C Double Sculls were confident in their ability despite being drawn in an outside lane. From the start the ladies took the race on and through the middle 500m took a length lead over Mortlake Anglian and Alpha with the remaining crews just slightly further behind. The ladies extended their lead in the closing stages and were thrilled to take Gold in 3 minutes 55 seconds for the 1000m course. Gold medal winnersHowever, there was to be no celebrating for Alison and…

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