11 Leander development squad athletes were selected to race at the World Cup 3 in Sabaudia, Italy as part of the Project Paris group. For many of these athletes this was their first senior international selection.
Also in attendance were Ali Brown and Morgan Baynham-Williams whowere selected as part of the coaching team for the event.
“It was a fantastic opportunity for our young up and coming athletes to experience world cup racing for GB and test themselves against some top crews that will be at this summer’s Tokyo Olympics” said Mark Banks Leander Club’s Director of Rowing and Chief Coach.
Leander Club’s athletes impressively all made A finals with 3 crews winning medals:
Lola Anderson W1x : BRONZE
Susie Dear and Sam Redgrave W2- : BRONZE
Victor Kleshnev and Rory Harris M2X : BRONZE
Hope Cessford and Lauren Irwin W4- : FOURTH
Heidi Long and Alice Davies W2- : FOURTH
Ryan Todhunter and James Vogel M2-: SIXTH