Scottish Indoor Rowing Championships

posted by Roy Sinclair - 24 Jan 2011, 11:41 a.m.

Last Sunday 23rd January, the Scottish Indoor Rowing Championships took place at Heriot - Watt University at the Riccarton Campus on the western outskirts of Edinburgh.

Several north athletes were included in the large entry of over 500 competitors of all ages representing schools, rowing and fitness clubs from throughout Scotland and from further afield.

Sean Corrigall from Orkney, representing Reading University Rowing Club won Gold in the mens open event with a controlled, polished performance to record a fine time of 6 minutes 7 seconds, well ahead of a large field of 59 competitors.

Rachael Wells from Inverness Rowing Club rowing well to win bronze in the womens junior 18 lightweight event. Also competing from Inverness were Rozy Shepherd who finished just outside a medal position in the womens junior 16 event and Rachael's Dad Rick who just missed out on a medal in the mens 40 to 49 heavyweight event.

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