Queen’s men’ senior VIII crew is currently competing in the 5th European Universities Rowing Championship, in Kruszwica, Poland. The championship is taking place 2-5 September. Twelve men’s eights are entered in total, setting up for two heats Thursday,
Following the event:
Twitter Update, Heats, Thurs 3 Sept:
Two heats took place on day one, with Queen’s men racing in the second. The winner of each heat would directly progress to the final on Saturday. Queen’s men finished second in their heat, after a strong performance by University of Bydgoszcz (Poland), who won in a time of 5:39.05. The lads must now fight it out in tomorrow’s
Update, , Fri 4 Sept:
Queen’s men progressed to the ‘A’ final of the men’s VIII, after finishing first in their
Update, ‘A’ Final, Sat 5 Sept:
Queen’s men finished in fifth place in today’s final, in a time of 5:51.61. The Queen’s men rowed hard, but were outdone by more powerful opposition. The event was thoroughly enjoyed, and a good start back for the crew. It was also a great eye-opener to the field of talent from mainland Europe, so Queen’s should be more witting of their opposition come HORR in March.