NRC at windy Boston Head

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Monday, 23 January 2012 11:49 Written by Administrator Last Updated on Monday, 23 January 2012 13:01

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Nottingham Rowing Club competed at the wind-affected Boston Head on Sunday 22nd January. Due to strong winds, Division 2 was cancelled entirely, and Division 3 was shortened to 2 km.

In Division 1, a Nottingham/Northwich composite of Katie Bartlett and Lucy Burgess won WJ18.2x by 48s out of a field of three; Faisan Shah won J14.1x in a field of 10 athletes by 12 seconds, with Peter Savage and Harvey Kay finishing 5th and 6th in the same event. Rowan Law (aged 15) had to row up to IM3.1x and finished 3rd out of field of six athletes - 14 seconds behind Nottingham's Rob Milligan. The women's MasB.8+ beat a Doncaster RC Masters D eight in a handicapped event of two.
 
In the truncated division 3 the women's IM1.8+ won their event by 8s, beating Warwick University BC and Peterborough RC.