Junior Sculling Regatta - Regatta Roundup

With some clubs opting to race just Wallingford Regatta the next day, and some athletes racing at Munich Regatta, there were reduced numbers of rowers at Junior Sculling Regatta, however, it still provided some exciting racing and promising results on a sunny day at Dorney.


Star and Arrow took first and second place in the J18 4x, with Northwich in third and Hinksey Sculling School a close fourth, showing a future look at some exciting rivalries at Wallingford Regatta the day after.  A first place in the J18 2x for Windsor Boys, followed by Henley and Lea respectively. The J18 1x was won by Maidenhead's Harrison Rowe, Windsor Boys' Isaac Workman in second and Henley’s Turnell in third.


Marlow took the win in the WJ18 4x, followed by Northwich and Sir William Perkins. Sir William Perkins took gold in the double category, followed by Tideway Scullers in second and City of Oxford in third place, however, Marlow RC did not enter either of their crews in this category. Holly Dunford won the WJ18 1x event by almost 18 seconds, With Isle of Ely’s Johnson in second and Thomson from Fulham Reach BC in third.


The J17 1x event was won by Henley RC’s Balti Issa, followed by Star and Arrow’s Alex Pikelis and Spennewyn of Marlow RC in third. Once again, Windsor Boys medaled in the doubles, taking second place behind Tideway Scullers.

Walton RC had a dominant performance in the WJ17 2x, and the WJ17 1x was won by Llandaff’s Broughton in an equally decisive margin of 11 seconds, with Tideway Scullers’ Supple and Isle of Ely’s Hayden in second and third, separated by just 0.3 of a second.


The WJ16 4x event was won by Marlow RC, with Surbiton in second and a good performance from Hinksey to place third. 0.32s separated second and third in the J16 4x, with Walton RC coming out on top and Sir William Borlase in second, and Windsor Boys taking third place. Lea RC took first place in the J16 doubles, followed by Henley and then Norwich RC. Sir William Perkins came first in the WJ16 doubles, followed by Reading RC and Mossbourne Academy shortly after. In the 1x, Windsor Boys’ van Gelderen took first in the boy's event, followed by Taylor and Roy of Rob Roy and Henley respectively. The girl's event was won by Henry of Leicester RC, followed by St George’s College’s Walters in second and Westley of South African Schools Rowing Union in third.


Alice J17