05 Jul CUWBC Win at Henley Royal Regatta
CUWBC’s Melissa Wilson was part of a composite with Leander Club and Reading Rowing Club that won the Princess Grace Challenge Cup at Henley Royal Regatta.
Bow: Mathilda Hodgkins-Byrne (RRC)
2: Melissa Wilson (CUWBC)
3: Holly Nixon (Leander)
Stroke: Jess Leyden (Leander)
The crew defeated Akademicki Związek Sportowy AWF Warszawa and Klub Wioślarski “Wisła” w Grudziądzu, Poland, by 1 length in a time of 7:27 (Barrier Time: 2:09, Fawley: 3:36)
Racing in the same event, the CUWBC composite with Myriam Goudet (Lucy Cavendish), Holly Hill (Isle of Ely/Downing), Lucy Burgess (Agrecroft RC) and Georgia Francis (Imperial College BC) had beaten the University of London BC comfortably in the opening round. They then lost to Melissa’s crew on the Friday by 1 3/4 lengths.