The Masters National Sprint Regatta was held on the 6th and 7th of May this year and Southampton fielded a team of 10 paddlers, winning 21 medals across 32 races over the course of the weekend. A very impressive result, putting us 4th in a table of 51 medal-winning clubs.
Top performance of the weekend goes to Rick Kent, who had a clean sweep of the results, winning all of his events and taking home 7 gold medals in the process!
Other notable performances from the team included;
Guy Holmes – 4 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze
Graham Holmes – 2 bronze
Steve Rance – 1 gold
Steve Willis – 1 gold
James Hinves – 1 silver
Richard Elliott – 1 bronze
and Chris Blacker, 1 gold, 1 silver and secured a promotion to Men’s Canoe Division C
Congratulations to all paddlers who took part in some cold and windy conditions. Full results can be found here.