REGATTA OnLine - News and Features
News and Features
Issue 100 - Centenary July 1997
Highs & Lows
By Mark Banks, GB Chief Coach, Juniors.
- 1987 GB win first ever Junior World gold medal.
- 1988 Tim Foster first ever junior to win two Junior World golds.
- Junior coxless four wins gold by 10 seconds
- Greg Searle wins first gold.
- Junior men's sweep best ever results - 4- gold, 8+ silver (best
ever), 4+ bronze
- Greg Searle wins second gold.
- 1991 Graham Smith wins first gold in 4-.
- Graham Smith wins second gold in 4-;
- GB win gold in junior men's 4- five times in six years.
- Junior girls win first ever medal, 2-;
- Graham Smith wins third medal (silver), first athlete to do this.
- Junior men 4x win first ever medal;
- Junior women win two medals;
- Team wins medals in three of the four disciplines - JM sweep, JM
scull, JW sweep
- Tessa Morris first girl to win two medals;
- Best medals total ever.
- 1995 Junior women win medal for third consecutive year.
- 1996 JW4x first GB sculling boat to reach final.
- 1995 Poisoned in Poznan - 13 substitutions made.
- 1996 Had to wait to last race of day to win medal.
© Copyright M. Banks, 1997.
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