Paul Stiller took the prize for fastest veteran C single sculler
9 and Lee-Green just behind, five seconds clear of the fifth-placed sculler
Ace double scullers
from Tees RC, Gary Bettinson and Peter Macfall, who last year had an unfortunate collision with a lighthouse positioned in the Tyne adjacent to the racing line, this year romped home clear winners of the veteran C section in 17:32.
Brabants' partnership with Campbell was hatched at a drunken celebration party in Beijing, but while the Haines brothers may regret not beating the canoeist in the Chiswick to Hammersmith race, the failure to secure the overall title comes at a much bigger cost to Britain's No1 sculler
Meanwhile, veterans double scullers
Hazel Staniforth and Carolyn Edwards struck gold at the prestigious Henley Veteran Regatta, with Staniforth going on to claim top spot in the single sculls event.
Just 24hours later, he was fourth in a 20-boat field, three lengths behind the Leander winner with the Tideway sculler
second and Angle racer third a length up on the Cardiff man.
As a Tyne Rowing Club sculler
, Wes has already had plenty of opportunities to showcase his skills in his brand new boat as he trains eight times a week all year round ( even in winter.
He won his semi-final in great style and in his final against a Queen Elizabeth High School sculler
, had a close race that resulted in a collision and the race had to be restarted.
In November 1868, Renforth went to London and beat Harry Kelley to become the top sculler
Sally Orr, also from Chester, beat the Portuguese sculler
to third in the U23 women's singles and Cardiff-based students Joe Hewitt and Dan Rowse missed out on gold to Limburger (Germany) by a fraction in the U23 pairs.
His lead was two lengths hitting the last 500mmark where Chin mounted a furious grandstand assault that the Uwic sculler
just held off by the narrowest of margins to take gold, showing as a foot on the photo-finish.
Ian Whitehead, curator of the Discovery Museum, is giving a talk on James Renforth, the champion sculler
, at the Shipley Art Gallery on Friday at 12.