Impressive Results from the Meridan Canterbury and South Island Championships 2016

20 Apr

The club gained pleasing results from these events held in January of this year.  Performances of note included:

  • Riley Bruce reached the A finals in the men’s open single scull and the men’s club singles sculls at the Canterbury champs. Riley also won the A final of the mens club single sculls at the South Island Championships. He also rowed with Matthew Rae in the A finals of men’s club double sculls at same regatta.
  • Greer Porter and Samantha Garrick competed in the A final of the girls under 17 double sculls at the Canterbury champs. They also teamed up for the girls under 16 double sculls at the South Island champs and were placed 2nd the B final in this event.  Greer gained 3rd place of the girls under 16 single sculls at the South Island Championships
  • David Ayres, AJ Humphreys, Kelvin Mulqueen, Shane Gibson and Hannah Hamphreys (cox) gained second place in the A finals of the Masters coxed quadruple sculls at the Canterbury champs.  David and AJ teamed up with Mike Toepfer and Keith McRobie (TIMC) and Regan Ashley (cox) (TIMC) at the South Island champs to gain 2nd place at the mens masters coxed quadruple sculls (1000m)
  • Riley Homan made the A finals in the Women’s under 19 single sculls South Island champs and in the women’s club single sculls at the Canterbury champs
  • Bride Hurley was placed 1st in the B final of the under 19 singles sculls at the South Island champs and made the A final of the same event at the Canterbury Championships.  Riley and Bridie teamed up for the womens club double sculls at the Canterbury champs and were placed 1st in the B final. The girls rowed together in the A final of the womens under 19 double sculls at the South Island champs.
  • Bridie and Riley also competed with Megan Ball, Helena Crawford, Olivia Pearce and Flynn Brown (cox) in the girls under 18 coxed quadruple sculls were they were placed 1st in the B final at the Canterbury Championships.  At the South Island Championships, Riley and Bridie teamed up with Olivia Pearce, Maddy Ball and Flynn Brown (cox) in the A final of the womens under 19 coxed quadruple sculls.
  • Sam Pearce competed in the A final of the boys under 16 single sculls of the South Island champs
  • Jordon Fox, Zhane Skipper, Maggie Stiven, Kilita Fouchee and Jesse Roberston made the A final of the womens novice coxed quadruple sculls.
  • Shane Gibson competed in the A final of the masters single sculls at the Canberbury champs.
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