An outstanding performance from Charlie Blewitt and Shaun Turner saw the MK Rowing Club pair take victory in their coxless pair at Peterborough Spring regatta, winning the Band 2 event on Saturday, and the Open event on Sunday.
Both are relatively new to the sport, with Charlie having completed a Learn to Row course at the club only last year, making this achievement even more impressive. Securing a win in an Open event against crews having considerably more experience reflects their dedication and determination.
They crossed the line just 0-3 seconds ahead of York University.
Matyas Uvira had a very convincing win in the 1x Band 3, finishing 17 secs ahead of his closest competition, in just 3mins 48secs. In the Open 4+ Band 2, Matyas, Charlie, Shaun and Paul Windsor, coxed by Steve Boughton got through 2 rounds of this highly competitive event and finished 3rd in the final.
Helen Marshall also brought home 2 wins for the club. The first with Jenny Mingaye in the Masters B/C 2x, followed by a commanding row in the Masters C 1x, leading from the start to finish in 4mins 1 sec.