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South African National Championships 2014

Posted on April 14, 2014



Saturday started with heats in the smaller boat events. The majority of our athletes qualified for the finals which took place the following day. The event experienced good weather over the weekend and the rowers enjoyed some tough racing, especially on Sunday.

The finals began with the:

MA1X LW

1st Place James Brittain

3rd Place Stuart Chamberlain

MA1X HW

3rd Place Devon Miller

WA1X HW/LW

1st Place Lee-Ann Persse (new course record)

2nd Place Naydene Smith

6th Place Leigh-Ann Norton

WB2X

2nd, 3rd and 4th place

WC4X

4th Place

MA2-

1st Place Jake Green and David Hunt

MB2X

3rd Place

WA8+

1st place and 5th place

MB4-

5th Place

WA4X-

5th Place

MA4-

3rd and 4th

WB1X

5th Place

WB4-

1st place Goergi Sabio, Amy Johnson, Ashleigh Nicholas and Holly Freeman

MB8+ Composite with NMMU

2nd Place

WA2X

1st place Lee-Ann Persse and Naydene Smith

WA4-

2nd Place

MA8+

2nd Place

TuksRowing won the most championship events compared to the rest of the field. Tuks also walked away with the Jim Rogers Trophy for the 2nd year running. The women took home the Severin Trophy for the Women’s A single Scull , The Ravens Trophy for the Women’s A Double Scull for the 2nd year running and the Culemburg Trophy for the Women’s A Eight for the 2nd year running. The men took home the Sean Tregoning Memorial trophy for the Men’s A Coxless pairs for the 4th year running.

TuksRowing would like to thank all those who came out to support and cheer over the weekend, your presence at the Regatta and throughout the season is greatly appreciated.



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