Reading Rowing Club’s women had a good result in the 72nd Women’s Eights Head of the River Race on Saturday. Over 2000 women took part in 287 crews for four and a quarter mile course finishing at Putney Pier. Reading had two crews take part this iconic course.
The first crew of Sally Pollok-Morris, Julia Francis, Cecelia Mowczan, Lauren Kedar, Iona Crook, Caroline Withers, Claire Dickinson, Keeley Thorne and coxed by Paul Shipman finished 32nd with a time of 21:23.89.
The second crew of Ingrid Semanikova, Victoria Carroll, Victoria Allen, Nicky Kay, Eimear Connery, Rosalind Wortley, Deirdre Prentice, Catherine Roberts and coxed by Sara Ball finished 120th with a time of 22:50.48
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