Great Britain squad changes for World Rowing Cup II

A small number of changes have been made to the GB Rowing Team squad for this weekend’s racing in Lucerne

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The GB Rowing Team has submitted the following amendments to its squad for the World Rowing Cup II in Lucerne, 21-23 May 2021.

The women’s pair (W2-) of Helen Glover and Polly Swann (GBR1) have withdrawn due to a minor injury.  The women’s pair of Samantha Courty and Annie Withers (GBR2) have also withdrawn due to a minor injury. Both crews are expected to be back out on the water soon.

In the women’s four (W4-), Karen Bennett has withdrawn due to personal reasons. Caragh McMurtry will now be racing in the four alongside Rowan McKellar, Harriet Taylor and Rebecca Shorten.

The women’s eight (W8+) have withdrawn from the regatta as no other W8+ boats were entered.

Updated GB Rowing Team crews for World Rowing Cup II:

Women’s single scull (W1x)

Coach: Paul Reedy

Lightweight women’s single sculls (LW1x)

  • Madeleine Arlett (Edinburgh Univ. BC  / Selkirk)

Coach: Darren Whiter

Men’s pair (M2-)

  • Oliver Wilkes (Oxford Brookes Univ BC / Matlock)
  • Matthew Tarrant (Oxford Brookes Univ BC / Shepperton)

Coach: Steve Trapmore

Lightweight women’s double sculls (LW2x)

Coach: Darren Whiter

Men’s double sculls (M2x)

GBR 1

Coach: Dan Moore

GBR 2

Coach: Dan Moore

Women’s four (W4-)

Coach: James Harris

Men’s four (M4-)

Coach: Robin Williams

Men’s quadruple sculls (M4x)

Coach: Paul Stannard

Men’s eight (M8+)

Coach: Steve Trapmore

Spare rowers

  • Morgan Bolding (Oxford Brookes University / Withiel)
  • Harry Glenister (Leander Club / Princes Risborough)
  • Matthew Haywood (Nottingham RC / Nottingham)
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