GB and Scottish Time Trials 21st October 2007

posted by Roy Sinclair - 22 Oct 2007

The SARA Time Trials were successfully held on the Caledonian Canal on Sunday 21st October in fine, calm conditions.

A range of categories was contested,with the fastest time of the day being recorded by International Men's Lightweight Sculler Jonny Logan (Clyde ARC)who recorded a time of 19:31 with his brother Chris (Glasgow Uni BC)in second place with a time of 19:43. Fastest Under 23 Lightweight was Daniel Shankland (castle Semple RC)in 19:56. Fastest Junior sculler was Sean Cassidy (Strathclyde Park RC) in 20:39 followed by Colin Sinclair (InvernessRC) in 21:02

Fastest woman on the 5 km course was Kelly Limond (Loch ard RC) in 21:35 with Clydesdale ARC's Ellie Dorman in second place in 21:43. Under 23 lightweight sculler Imogen Walsh (Clyde ARC and daughter of President Paddy)recorded a fine time of 22:20 with the fastest female junior being Rosie Young (Strathclyde Park RC) in a time of 22:42.

Further south at the GB Senior Time Trials at Boston, Lincolnshire, Scots athletes were performing to a high standard with Colin Williamson and Alan Sinclair amongst the athletes representing Leander Club. In a field of over 70 scullers including many international athletes, Colin achieved 18th place with a time of 19:41.98 with Alan close behind in 20th place in 19:45.15.

This Wednesday 24th October sees the Inverness Club's AGM at the Loch Ness House Hotel at 7.30pm whilst next weekend sees the SARA Faskally coaching weekend for intermediate athletes at Loch Faskally, Pitlochry when several Inverness members will participate in this annual event

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