ROWING: Gold for Wallingford in Cork and Munich

Wallingford’s coxless four won at the European Masters Regatta in Munich (from left): Katie Kapanaeros, Rachel Edge, Alice Brown and Julia Wilks

Wallingford’s coxless four won at the European Masters Regatta in Munich (from left): Katie Kapanaeros, Rachel Edge, Alice Brown and Julia Wilks

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Wallingford's women won a gold medal when representing England in the Home International Regatta at Cork.

Lizzie Polgreen, Louise Hart, Minna Jones-Walters, Amy Grieve came up trumps in the women’s quad event final.

There was more medal joy for Wallingford with second-place finishes in the women’s lightweight double (Jones-Walters and Grieve) and the lightweight single sculls (Hart).

Polgreen also claimed a second medal with a bronze in the women’s sculls.

Wallingford’s veteran squad competed at the European Masters Regatta, in Munich, coming home with six gold medals.

The women won the D coxless four – Katie Kapanaeros, Rachel Edge, Alice Brown and Julia Wilks – and the D double sculls, while their men landed the E and G single sculls, plus the F and G doubles.

Elsewhere, Headington School’s Fiona Gammond helped Great Britain win a silver medal in the World Under 23 Championships in Italy.

Gammond and Anastasia Chitty of Oxford University were in the, who finished strongly behind the USA.

The men’s lightweight four, including Jamie Copus and Joel Cassells from Oxford Brookes, and one Isis performer, Iain Mandale, also got a silver.

Several Oxfordshire rowers have been selected for Britain in the Coupe de la Jeunesse, in France this weekend.

Matilda Martin, Isabel Lingard and Sasha Adwani, all from Headington School are in the team along with Sam Gillingham and Albert Mitchell from St Edward’s.

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