Scottish Indoor Rowing Championships 2006

posted by Roy R Sinclair - 6 Feb 2006

The Scottish Indoor Rowing Championships took place in Wishaw Sports Centre on Sunday 5th February when Inverness were well represented by four members of Inverness Rowing Club who all achieved personal best performances to bring home one Gold, one Silver and two Bronze medals as a result of their efforts.
The Gold and Silver medals were won by two members of the Wells family, daughter Rachael winning Gold in the Womens Junior 12 event with a excellent distance of 489 metres achieved in the 2 minute race time in which she also beat the distance achieved by several athletes from older age categories. Her Mum Carole won her Silver medal with her personal best of 7 minutes 45.8 seconds in the Womens 30 plus category over the 2000 metre race distance.
Bronze medals were achieved in the Mens Junior 16 event by Colin Sinclair with a fine time of 7 minutes 13.1 seconds (after leading his event for fully 1000 metres) while Veteran Joe Wright in the Mens 40 plus event won his medal in an excellent time of 6 minutes 38.5 seconds.

On the water, the club continues with its training and preparation for the TENON Eights and Small Boats Head which takes place of the Caledonian Canal on Saturday 18th February.

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