The Quintin Head course is a familiar stretch of the river for us, running from Chiswick Bridge to Hammersmith Bridge.
The women’s squad entered WIM3 and won the category convincingly with a time of 12.59.4. Moreover, they were the fastest women’s crew of the day, beating 30 other women’s crews and a few men’s crews along the way! The crew, from stroke to bow, consisted of: Tammy Bernard, Helen Edwards, Nell Pascall, Aga Siemiginowska, Vicky Brock, Liane Higgins, Natalie Demblon, Sandy Kurek and Ro Thompson (cox).
The men’s squad entered IM1 and came third out of 7 in this category, with a finish time of 11.42.7. The crew, from stroke to bow, consisted of Daniel O’Dowd, Robert Shaw, Samuel McCarthy, Michael Hughes, Nicholas Neveling, Jonathan Brown, Alister Campbell, Gianni Galavotti and Helen Gray, (cox).
– Tammy Bernard
(Photos copyright Birdman Photography)