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Cambridge 99 members enjoy success at the St Neots Rowing Club Regatta

Cambridge 99 winners at teh St Neots Regatta. Picture: Gemma Douglas (14569160)
Cambridge 99 winners at teh St Neots Regatta. Picture: Gemma Douglas (14569160)

William Young, Michaela Spitzer and Agnes Bolinska had success at the St Neots Rowing Club Sprint Regatta.

Cambridge 99 Rowing Club’s Young earned wins over opponents from Manchester University and Doncaster Schools RA to reach the final of the B1 open single sculls. He faced a rival from Norwich RC and earned a two-foot win.

Clubmates Spitzer and Bolinska were first in the Women’s Masters’ A/B double sculls, with an easy victory over a duo from Globe RC.

Henk-Jaap Wagenaar and John Harris made the finals of the Masters A/B double sculls, which they lost to a London Otters RC duo, and the open coxless pairs, which they lost to Old Norvicensians by a foot.

Spitzer had also made it to the semi-finals of the mixed doubles on Saturday, racing with JanWildenhain.

Young will be back in action this weekend as the sole Nines entry at the Sudbury Regatta.

After the withdrawal of his first scheduled opponent, he will now face a sculler from Chesterton in the semi-finals.

Cantabrigian are sending a big squad of junior scullers heading to the regatta.

They have entries in the J13 category, three in the J15 singles sculls, the W14 double sculls, two in the WJ16 sculls, the WJ18 double sculls, the women's sculls, novice, band 2, open and Masters A, plus women's Masters D double sculls and an open coxed 4 and single scull.

The four is combining with Chesterton to race over the 450m straight course in sprint eights. Chesterton also have a full eight in the same event, and a novice single scull and Masters F scull.

Rob Roy have a junior sculler doubling up in the women's J14 and J15 single sculls, and an oarsman will wear the City of Cambridge colours in the Masters G sculls.

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