Scottish Trial Weekend

posted by Roy R Sinclair - 12 Dec 2005

On Saturday, the club hosted the second National squad time trial in 8 weeks when approximately 100 male and female athletes took to the water in two divisions with athletes from throughout Scotland, from south of the border and from Northern Ireland taking part. Kind weather with a light following wind favoured the athletes over the 5 kilometre course from Dochgarroch to Tomnahurich.

Some excellent times were posted with the fastest crews in the event categories in the respective divisions listed as follows:-

Division 1

  • Mens Lightweight Coxless Pairs - Aberdeen Boat Club (Dougie Taylor/Derek Cross) - 18.01
  • Mens Open Coxless Pairs - Aberdeen Boat Club (Ross Cruikshank/Alan Sinclair) - 18.30
  • Mens Lightweight Single Sculls - National Rowing Academy (Gavin Shaw) - 19.14
  • Mens Open Single Sculls - Marlow Rowing Club (John Tetley) - 19.31

Division 2

  • Womens Open Coxless Pairs - Aberdeen Boat Club/Aberdeen University Boat Club (Fiona Hunter/Stephanie McDowell) - 20.16
  • Womens Lightweight Single Sculls - Sptarthclyde park Rowing Club (Maureen McGarvey) - 21.21
  • Womens Lightweight Coxless Pairs - Glasgow University Boat Club (Rebecca Quane/Imogen Walsh) - 21.26
  • Womens Open single Sculls - Aberdeen Boat Club (Alison Aitken) - 21.27

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