sweep oar

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a long oar used in an open boat


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The double scull looks sown up, with world silver medal duo Will Fletcher and Richard Chambers finishing just a second apart in first and second, with the latter's brother, London 2012 sweep oar medalist Pete, a sweep oar cert with third, five seconds behind the 13.
Imogen Evans placed 40th overall and will take part in the GB U23 sweep oar trials Olympic rower Tom James and fellow GB cap James Solesbury had to settle for fifth place at the British winter trials regatta
17, 11 seconds up on double Olympic medal sweep oar star Matt Langridge in 11th, and 17 up on double Olympic champion Andy Triggs-Hodge in 13th.
To be honest, we haven't raced the double scull before, as the sweep oar pair is more our boat," said Cockcroft, who rowed for Wales in last year's Home Countries Regatta on Cardiff Bay after just a year in the sport, finishing second in the fours event.
Cardiff-born James and Oxford Brookes partner Jonno Devlin excelled in the sweep oar trials as shock results left national coach Jurgen Grobler's plans to prioritise the four over the GB eight and pair in tatters.
Llandaff RC world championship finalist Dave Currie made the semi-finals from a 35-boat lightweight singles time-trial, where all 72kg sweep oar and sculling athletes were required to race, but was then a disappointing sixth in his qualifier to miss out on the final.
Tenders are invited for Supply of 74 scull oars and 40 sweep oars for army rowing node
THE coxless four is designed for a quartet who propel the boat with sweep oars.