News Archives

July 2013

  • OURC member wins medal at U23 World Championships

    July 29, 2013

    The U23 world championship finals were held in Austria over the weekend. Otago university rowing club member Lisa Owen was able to claim a bronze in the womens lightweight double.

    Congratulations also to Tom Murray (Mens Eight) and Johannah Kearney (Women’s Four) - both of whom started their first season ... read more

  • OURC Win Again in China

    July 27, 2013

    After travelling cross country from Chegdu to Wuhan the OURC womens 8 have won again in China. In a unique race format the times from the heats were combined with the times from the final to determine the overall winner over two 1km races. The Otago crew were able to ... read more

  • Women Win in China

    July 24, 2013

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    The Otago University Womens Eight have won their final in China. The crew started the final in similar fashion to the heat, with the starting line uneven despite being a held start (the crew starting a canvas behind again). Despite this initial setback the crew had a better start than ... read more

  • Womens 8 Win Heat in China

    July 21, 2013

    The OURC women's 8 raced in Chengdu today comfortably winning their preliminary race for lanes. The regatta was formally opened with water art and sport performances with the university crews parading past the crowd with the coxswain bearing the university flag. The field consisted of London university, Yale university, Pavia ... read more

  • Womens 8 Depart for China

    July 17, 2013

    The Otago University Rowing Club womens 8 has departed for China today. They will be competing in an international universities regatta in Chengdu and Wuhan. This is the first time womens crews have raced at this regatta. Otago has had a strong presence in the regatta over the last 4 ... read more