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Oxford Brookes Boat Club at Reading Regatta

Tamsin BryantComment

Oxford Brookes Boat-club at Reading University Head of the River 2015

Saturday March the 7th saw over 250 boats from the best clubs, schools and universities from around the UK race over 4.6km at the Reading University Head of the River Race.

Results

Over two divisions Brookes had a great set of results with the following outcome.

Senior Men’s Eights – Won Category with time of 13:09.1 Intermediate 1 Men’s Eights – Won category with time of 13:18.1 Intermediate 2 Men’s Eights- Won category with time of 13:32.0 Intermediate 3 Men’s Eights – Won category with time of 13:50.1 Intermediate 1 Men’s Quads – Third in category with time of 14:51.3

In the men’s eights over the course of the day, Brookes won 4 out of the 5 pennants available against a very good number of strong university and club programs. The highlight of this in division 2 was having 3 boats in the top 4 fastest times.

The Brookes women also had a fantastic day with the following results;

Intermediate 1 Women’s Eights – Won Category with time of 15:12.3 Intermediate 2 Women’s Eights – Third in Category with time of 15:39.2 Intermediate 3 Women’s Eights – Won Category with time of 15:57.2 Intermediate 2 Women’s Quad – Second in category with time of 17:23.9

This was a great result for the women’s group beating some very strong university and club opposition.