After its Boat Races campaign, CUBC opened its summer campaign with a successful weekend at the Metropolitan Regatta at Dorney Lake.
The results were headlined by small boat successes from Dara Alizadeh (Hughes Hall) in the Open 1x and Catherine King (Caius) in the Lwt 1x. Catherine was also victorious with her sister Gemma (St. John’s) in the Lwt 2x. Their speed in the Lwt 2x placed them 2nd overall in the Open 2x.
CUBC athletes also recorded medal performances in a variety of boats and classes, including:
Silver: Women’s Championship 4-: Sophie Paine (Girton), Tricia Smith (Christ’s), Caiomhe Dempsey (Newnham) and Adriana Perez-Rotondo (Newnham), Men’s Championship 4+: Charlie Marcus (Trinity – cox), Ben Dyer (Caius), Luca Ferraro (King’s), Reef Boericke (Caius), Cameron Spiers (Downing), Championship Men’s Pair: Drew Taylor (Clare), Callum Sullivan (Peterhouse),
Bronze: Championship Men’s 4-: Drew Taylor, Callum Sullivan, Seb Benzecry (Jesus), Quinten Richardson (St. Edmund’s)
Strong performances were also recorded in:
Championship Women’s 2-: 4th, Bronya Sykes (Caius), Sarah Portsmouth (Lucy Cavendish), 5th: Sophie Paine, Tricia Smith, 6th: Caoimhe Dempsey, Adriana Perez-Rotondo, 9th: Joanna Matthews (St. John’s), Alex Riddell-Webster (Murray Edwards),
Championship Men’s 2-: 5th: Quinten Richardson, Seb Benzecry, 10th: Cameron Spiers, Luca Ferraro, 11th: Ben Dyer, Reef Boericke
Championship Women’s 1x: 4th Abigail Parker (Emmanuel)
Lightweight Women’s 1x: 4th Catherine King