Rowing

Horrie in a hurry as Australia win two golds and silver on Para-rowing world finals day

By Mike Rowbottom

Australia's Erik Horrie retained his AS men's single scull title at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam  ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesAustralia took the lion's share of the medals as the Para-rowing events held their finals at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam, taking two golds - through Erik Horrie in the Arms and Shoulders (AS) men's single sculls and Gavin Bellis and Kathryn Ross in the Trunk and Arms (TA) mixed double sculls.

Schmidt and Santos take AS single sculls B finals at World Rowing Championships

By Mike Rowbottom

Germany's para-rower Johannes Schmidt, winner of the AS single sculls B final today in Amsterdam ©Getty ImagesGermany's Johannes Schmidt won the B final of the Arms and Shoulders (AS) men's single sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam today.

Brazilian mixed doubles scullers hold off Israel by a second at World Rowing Championships

By Mike Rowbottom

Rowing on day three of the World Championships on Amsterdam's Bosbaan Lake had to be suspended when wind conditions changed ©Getty ImagesIn a thrilling finish to the TA mixed double sculls repechage on the third day of racing at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam, the Brazilian Para-rowing pairing of Josiane Lima and Michel Gomes Pessanha finished just a second ahead of Israel's Reuven Magnagey and Yuliya Cnernoy in a time of 4min 49.27sec, with both qualifying for the A final.

Aggar makes splash at World Rowing Championships as conditions calm

By Mike Rowbottom

Britain's 2008 Paralympic champion Tom Aggar made best use of the calm conditions in the AS single sculls at the FISA World Rowing Championships  ©Getty ImagesPara-rowers making their first appearance at the 2014 World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam did not have to contend with the gusty conditions which all but turned the opening day into one of time trials rather than six-lane racing - and Great Britain's former Paralympic champion Tom Aggar took full advantage.

British Paralympic cycling champion switches to rowing for Rio 2016

By Duncan Mackay

Rachel Morris won the gold medal in the time trial at Beijing 2008 ©Getty ImagesApril 17 - Britain's Paralympic hand-cycling gold medallist Rachel Morris has switched sports and hopes to compete in rowing at Rio 2016. 

Paralympic champion Riches calls end to rowing career

By Gary Anderson

November 14 - London 2012 champion Naomi Riches has called time on her career © Getty Images British Paralympic rowing champion Naomi Riches has announced her retirement from the sport, bringing an end to a career in which she says she has "won everything" and is looking forward to "giving something back".

Britain rein in the Riches at World Rowing Championships

By James Crook

Britain (background) have won the para-rowing mixed coxed four world title in South KoreaAugust 28 - Paralympic champion Naomi Riches has won her sixth world title at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju as part of the British Para-rowing mixed coxed four team that stormed to gold today.

Para-rowing finals in Chungju brought forward by 24 hours due to storm threat

By Gary Anderson

August 27 - A storm is forecasted to make the waters in Chungju unsuitable for competitionA storm forecast in Chungju on Thursday (August 29) has forced organisers of the International Rowing Federation (FISA) World Championships to bring the five Para-rowing finals forward by 24 hours and they will now take place tomorrow.

IPC reveals Ones to Watch at 2013 World Rowing Championships

By Emily Goddard

Tom AggarAugust 9 - Britain's Tom Aggar, France's Stéphane Tardieu, Ukrainian Alla Lysenko and American Oksana Masters have been named by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and World Rowing as the Ones to Watch at this month's World Championships.
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