1978 British Rowing Championships
VenueNational Water Sports Centre
LocationHolme Pierrepont (Nottingham)
Dates14–16 July 1978
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The 1978 National Rowing Championships was the seventh edition of the National Championships, held from 14–16 July 1978 at the National Water Sports Centre in Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham. There was a record entry of 428 crews.[1][2][3]

Senior

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men Victor Ludorum Leander
Men 1x Thames Tradesmen's
Hugh Matheson
Men 2+ Kingston
Men 2x Leander
Men 2- Leander
Charles Wiggin & Malcolm Carmichael
Abingdon
Mike Diserens & Ali Jelfs
Men 4- London
Men 4+ London University
Men 4x Leander
Charles Wiggin, Malcolm Carmichael, Eric Sims, Allan Whitwell
Men 8+ Leander
Women Victor Ludorum Thames
Women 1x Kingston
Pauline Hart
Civil Service Ladies
Sue Handscomb
Civil Service Ladies
Rosie Clugston
Women 2x Kingston
Astrid Ayling & Pauline Hart
Women 2- Thames Tradesmen's
Lin Clark & Beryl Mitchell
Civil Service Ladies / Stuart Ladies
Liz Paton & Gill Webb
Women 4+ Thames Tradesmen's
Jean Genchi, Clare Grove, Yvonne Earl, Chris Grimes, Zena Kitching (cox)
Civil Service Ladies
Nicola Boyes, Jackie Darling, Maggie Phillips, Barbara Jones, Wendy Stewart (cox)
Women 4x Civil Service Ladies / Thames / King James College
Sue Handscomb, Rosie Clugston, Beverly Jones, Stephanie Price
Civil Service Ladies
Jackie Darling, Maggie Phillips, Catti Moss, Sara Waters

Lightweight

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men 1x Durham University
Men 2x Thames Tradesmen's / London
Men 4- London University
Men 8+ Leander / London / Marlow / Thames Tradesmen's

Junior

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men 1x Maidenhead
Men 2- Belmont Abbey School
Men 2x Guildford
Men 2+ Strode's College
Jeff Hunt, Paul Wensley,
Men 4- Eton College Strode's College
Frank Fisher, Adrian Genziani, Ole Sylvest, Alex Alden
Men 4+ Eton College / St Edward's
Men 4x Hollingworth Lake / Marlow / Radley College / Rob Roy
Men 8+ Hampton School / St Edward's / Berkhamsted School / Marlow / Wallingford
Men J16 1x North Staffordshire
Men J16 2- Thames Tradesmen's
Men J16 2x King's School Canterbury
Men J16 2+ Strodes College
Adrian Genziani, Ole Sylvest, Nigel Weare
Radley College
Men J16 4+ Great Marlow School
Men J16 4- Thames Tradesmen's
Men J16 8+ Royal Shrewsbury School
Women 1x Monmouth
Women 4+ Abingdon

Veteran

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men 1x Nottingham
Men 4+ Marlow

Key

Symbol meaning
1, 2, 4, 8 crew size
+ coxed
- coxless
x sculls
14 Under-14
15 Under-15
16 Under-16
J Junior

References

  1. ^ "Railton, Jim. "Rowing." Times, 17 July 1978, p. 11". Times Digital Archives.
  2. ^ "Railton, Jim. "Rowing." Times, 15 July 1978, p. 21". Times Digital Archives.
  3. ^ "1978 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (14-16 JULY)". Rowing Story.