Henley Women’s Regatta Results Part II: Intermediate and Junior Events

A semi-final of J16 4x. Henley RC (right) against Surbiton High School (left)

22 June 2017

Tim Koch sits on the finish line:

Club 4+ Lea RC beat Vesta RC by 1/2 length
A close finish: Lea celebrates and Vesta contemplates.
The last few strokes of Club 8+ between Tideway Scullers (far side) and Cantabrigian RC
Tideway Scullers and Cantabrigian wait for the verdict.
Club 8+ Cantabrigian RC beat Tideway Scullers School by a canvas
Academic 4+ University of London BC beat King’s College, London by 2 1/2 lengths
Academic 8+ Newcastle University BC beat Oxford Brookes University BC by 1 1/4 lengths
J1x Exeter University (Campbell) beat Agecroft RC by 1 length
J2x Nottingham RC beat Tideway Scullers School by 1 length
J4+ Henley RC beat Godolphin and Latymer School BC by 2 1/2 lengths
J4x Gloucester Hartpury beat Isle of Ely RC by 3 1/2 lengths
J16 4+ Putney High School beat Marlow by 2 1/2 lengths
J16 4x Henley RC (far side) beat Cambridge 99 & Isle of Ely RC & King’s Ely by 1/2 length
The finish of J8+ between Headington and St Paul’s (USA)
J8+ Headington School BC beat St Paul’s School (USA) by 1/2 length
The prizes were presented by very good double act of Jess Eddie (right) and Katie Greaves (left), who both won Silver in the GB Women’s Eight at Rio. The Prime Minister, Theresa May, MP for nearby Maidenhead, was originally due to award the trophies and medals but cancelled due to recent events.
The regatta has a fine collection of trophies, some new, some originally from events that now no longer exist. This explains why the name of the late Dan Topolski is on the silverware for the J16 Women’s Coxed Fours event.
This elegant trophy is now the George Innes Cup for Elite Single Sculls. Presumably, the figure is of Nike, the Greek goddess who personified victory. She was the sister of Kratos (Strength), Bia (Force), and Zelus (Zeal).
Headington School collect the prize for Junior Eights from Katie Greaves. On the far left is Regatta Chairman (HWR’s term, not mine), Miriam Luke (née Batten).
Headington pose for pictures while the silver figure of Doggett’s winner Tom Green Senior, atop of what is now the Nina Padwick Trophy for J16 Quad Sculls, looks on.
One of the medals presented to mark the 30th Henley Women’s Regatta.

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