Nottingham Uni beat CII erg records
Press Release November 3rd 1997
Posted by Nigel Mayglothing.
Nottingham University Boat Club set TWO new 100,000 Metre World RecordsTwo sets of University rowers overseen by Organisers Rob Aldridge and Tim Read undertook the Concept II 100,000 metre challenge in Nottingham Market Square on Friday October 31 as part of a fund-raising event for the British Heart Foundation.
Both teams carved substantial chunks of the existing records and raised a substantial sum for their chosen charity.
ResultsWomens 100,000 Metre; 10 person team
Josephine Andrews, Emeline Grant, Nicola Beveridge, Emma Cowan, Sue Lowe, Leigh Dunkells, Abigail Fogo, Jo Hunt, Pauline Barnett, Claire Sherman.
New Time 6hrs, 25 mins, 16.2 seconds
Mens 100,000 metres: 10 person team
Simon Carter, Mike Brookes, Mike Dostal, James Wewer, Dave Reynolds, Aiden Tucker, Mark Gillott, Olivier Elimente, Ben Panter, Henry Tidy
New Time 5hrs, 3 minutes, 14.8 seconds