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U16 Rowing - GB vs France

The seven Eton rowers selected to represent Great Britain in the annual GB-France rowing match held this Sunday at the London Regatta Centre in Docklands all won gold medals and helped to secure a resounding victory for the Great Britain rowing team over France on Bastille Day.

Racing over 1500m in excellent conditions, the coxed four of Hugo MacMillan, Francois Gouws, Alex Lindsay, Theo Hayes and Hubert Holden (cox) led from start to finish to win by a length and a half in a time of 5:05 (for 1500m).

GB U16 Coxed IV.  From left: Alex Lindsay, Theo Hayes, Hubert Holden, Hugo MacMillan and Francois Gouws

GB U16 VIII including Etonians Ashwin Agarwal  (third from left) and George Elvidge (second from right).

Congratulations to all involved including Eton rowing coach Sam Grant who was the coached the coxed four to victory.

 

Date Posted: 16 July 2013
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