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Rowers prepare for tomorrow's finals

Several more Marlborough-based crews made their way to A finals on another crowded day of racing at the New Zealand Rowing Championships at Lake Ruataniwha today.

Rowers from the Central RPC, Wairau, Blenheim and Picton clubs booked places in tomorrow’s medal deciders by way of semifinals or repechages.

Marlborough-based crews will take part in 36 A finals tomorrow, hoping for a rich haul of gold silver and bronze across many categories.

Today’s results:

Blenheim

Men’s intermediate double (Rhys Salvador, Ashley-James Fitzgerald) 1

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in semifinal – to A final

Men’s intermediate coxed quad (Rhys Salvador, Ashley-James Fitzgerald, Sam Feltham, Leon Poswillo, Walter Wickham) 2nd in heat - to A final

Picton

Men’s club double (Keiran Gaudin, Hayden Gaudin) 2

nd

in semifinal, to A final

Women’s intermediate double (Charlotte Lightfoot, Jamie Cunningham) 2

nd

in semifinal – to A final

Men’s senior pair (Ryan Gaudin, Will Johnston) 1

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in repechage – to A final

Men’s intermediate single (Matthais Alexander) 4

th

in semifinal – to A final

Wairau

Women’s intermediate single (Bridgitte O’Leary) 3

rd

in semifinal – to A final

Men’s club single (Lawrence Birch) 3rd in semifinal – to A final

Women’s club double (O’Leary, Stormont) 4

th

in semifinal – to A final

Men’s senior quad (Logan Docherty, Lawson Morris-Whyte, Ryan Flintoft, Will Samson) 5

th

in heat

Women’s club single (O’Leary) 7

th

in semifinal – to B final

Men’s senior single (Birch) 4

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in repechage; (Gregory-Hunt) 2nd in repechage

Central RPC

Men’s U22 single (Arie Magasiva) 3

rd

in repechage – to B final

Women’s U22 single (Alice Fahey) 6

th

in repechage – to B final; (Phoebe Collier) 7

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in repechage – to B final