Strathclyde Park rowers win haul of medals at Scottish

Some of the Strathclyde Park Rowing Club medallists from theScottish Championships: (back l-r) Cara McSherry, Emily Weir,Abby Lawson, Cara and 'Beth Lennon, '(front l-r) Rosie Payne, Ailie Ord and Jennifer Ord.
Some of the Strathclyde Park Rowing Club medallists from theScottish Championships: (back l-r) Cara McSherry, Emily Weir,Abby Lawson, Cara and 'Beth Lennon, '(front l-r) Rosie Payne, Ailie Ord and Jennifer Ord.

Strathclyde Park Rowing Club hosted the Scottish Rowing Championships winning 11 golds, six silvers and five bronzes.

Emily Weir won three golds over three disciplines including the under-15 women’s double sculls with Elspeth Grant.

Jennifer Ord and Rosie Payne secured gold in the under-16 women’s double sculls and teamed up with Grant and Weir to win the under-16 women’s quadruple sculls.

Weir, Payne, Grant, Cara McSherry and Lawson (cox) were also victorious in the under-15 women’s coxed quad, and Payne was first in the under-15 women’s single sculls.

Ord acted as cox for mum Ailie Ord’s crew with Gillian Connal, Helen Hastie and St Andrew’s Alison Hulme to win the women’s veteran coxed quad.

Ord senior also won the women’s veteran single sculls, the women’s veteran double sculls with Liz Davidson, and the women’s pair B final with Gillian Connal.

Davidson teamed with Mary O’Toole, Rachel Tennant and Elizabeth McGovern to win the women’s veteran quad.

Jonathan Morrissey and Peter Venables were first in the AB open veteran double sculls, as were Tow Hewitt and Clydesdale’s Les Johnstone in the F-H open veteran double sculls.

Ben O’Neill and Peter Osborne struck gold in the open intermediate double sculls.

The British Junior Rowing Championships are being held at Strathclyde Park on July 18 and 19.