Archive for month: July, 2008

Nick Barnier in the JM2x won a bronze medal with Sasha Belonogoff at the World Championships in Austria on the weekend. Ex-ACT resident, Fergus Pragnal also took 3rd place in the M2+ with a big finish rating 42spm. Winter Time Trial #4 – Call for Entries Entries for the last winter time trial before the Olympics are due this weekend at your club (there is one more WTT in September). The TT is being held the following weekend, 9-10 August. The point scores after 3 WTTs are available here: Saturday points; Sunday points. ACT 2008 Youth Cup Team Announced The final selections for the 2008 Youth Cup have now been announced. The Youth Cup is being held 5-7 September at Kawana Waters, Queensland.

Men’s Team Women’s Team Coaches Gordon Marcks/ Tara Huntly Tom Westgarth/ Tara Huntly Open weights Nicholas Barnier (ACTAS/CGS) Sorelle Bowman (CRC) Dane Buchhorn (CRC) Amy Fowler (ACTAS/CRC) Timothy Budge (ADFA) Mel Greck (LTRC) Angus Moore (CGS) Ailie McDonald (ACTAS/CLRC) Riley Owen (ACTAS/CLRC) Christabelle Northam (ACTAS/CGGS) David Wright (ACTAS/CRC) Samantha Shaw (Rad) Lightweights Callum Mackenzie (CLRC) Imogen Cowan (CRC) Matthew Barnier (CGS) Morgan Davis (CRC) Dylan Conolan (DARA) Reserve Emily Balmaks (CGGS)Reserve Coxswains Clancy Horman(ADFA) Shannon Narracott (CGGS)

Nick Barnier of Canberra with Sasha Belonogoff won their quarter final by 2.5 secs in the fastest of the QFs at 6:32.09. They now progress to the semi-finals tomorrow (Friday) to earn a place in the A or B final. The race will be held at approximately 18:00 Canberra time.

The World Junior championships started today in Austria with the ACT’s main interest being Nick Barnier in the JM2x with Sasha Belonogoff. They won their heat in the fastest time of the 6 heats, more than 10 secs in front of second. Their next race is the quarter finals – at 19:48 Thursday AEST. The “Live Race Viewer” can be seen here. An ex-ACT rower, Fergus Pragnall is in the M2+ boat and he also won his heat.

The final results for the ‘small boats’ time trial are available here.

The start lists for this weekend’s time trials are here [Saturday] and here [Sunday].

As part of the 2008 Youth Cup Regatta Program, Rowing Queensland will run the U/19 RQ Development Regatta also at Lake Kawana from 6-7 September 2008. Entries will be through ROMS. Further information will be published in the event bulletin or contact Adi Pollock at Rowing Queensland p:07 3846 2711, m:0400 004 908,