What News? Online in Rowing this week 9th March, 2012


Here’s your weekly opportunity to enjoy tales from others who also love rowing. This weekly round-up is for a short list of interesting, in-depth articles for you to read over the weekend.

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This week in the rowing online news several stories caught our eye:

  • Have you won at Henley Womens Regatta in the past 24 years? The organisers have a database to collect your details. We’re collating your data to honour you in the forthcoming HWR Winners’ Book, to give you the chance to join the HWR Winners’ Club.  Many thanks!  James.Lee@hwr.org.uk
  • 10 MM SPANNERS for sale. Open end/Ring combination.  5 spanners for £10 + postage. Or free collection at Women’s/Men’s Head Contact jesse.burgoine@ncl.ac.uk
  • The New Zealand Olympic rowing team is announced.  Two crews will try to qualify at the ‘regatta of death’ in Luzern during July – LM4- and the mens 8.

Rowing has won 16 Olympic medals since Darcy Hadfield took bronze at the Antwerp Olympic Games in 1920 and sits equal with Sailing as New Zealand’s second-most medalled sport behind Athletics (20 medals)


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