Crews from the Ottawa Rowing Club are returning from London, ON with 8 gold, 4 silver and 5 bronze medals after a successful performance at the provincial rowing championships (RowOntario Championships) this past weekend.  The provincial championship regatta is the second largest and significant regatta of the summer season for ORC crews.  Results from the weekend included these medal performances:
Gold
Senior Lightweight Men’s 4x
Senior Women’s 4x
U17 Women’s 4x+
U23 Women’s 2x
Senior Men’s 4-
U19 Women’s 4+
U17 Single
Senior Women’s Lightweight 4-
Silver
Senior Lightweight Men’s 8+
Senior Lightweight Men’s 2-
Senior Lightweight Women’s 2-
U17 Men’s 4x+
Bronze
U17 Women’s 2x
Senior Women’s 4x
Senior Lightweight Men’s 2-
U17 Women’s 8+
U17 Men’s 2x
Photos from the regatta can be found here.  Photo credit: Steve Mihorean.
Next on the summer regatta schedule is the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, held in S. Catharines, ON.  The Royal Canadian Henley Regatta is the largest and most prestigious regatta of the summer season and features racing by Canadian and international crews.  ORC masters crews will race on Sunday, August 5 and all other ORC crews will race during the week long regatta from August 6-12.
This past week also included racing by ORC alumni, Louise Munro and Alex Bernst, at the U23 World Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland.  Louise Munro placed 5th in the A Final with her Team Canada teammates in the women’s quad, while Alex Bernst placed 1st in the C Final and 13th overall in the lightweight men’s double.  A full list of results can be found here: http://rowingcanada.org/news-events/news/double-gold-canada-u23-world-rowing-championships-poznan-poland
The ORC looks forward to more medal winning performances by it’s crews at the Henley Regatta and by ORC alumni representing Team Canada at upcoming international regattas.