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Worcester University Rowing Club

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Worcester University Rowing Club
Coach(es) James Wilton
Location Worcester, UK
Founded 2004
Home Water River Severn
Affiliations British Rowing
University of Worcester, Head of the Severn Race
Triple World Record Holders: Women's 1 Million Metre Challenge (Small Team), Women's Longest Row (Small Team), Men's Longest Row (Small Team)

A club for students of the University of Worcester; alumni are encouraged to get in touch.


Recent successes and developments

Head of the River Race 2012:

  • 168th place, Worcester University I, 00:19:46.44
  • 263rd place, Worcester University II, 00:20:23.21

Women's Eights Head of the River Race 2012:

  • 157th place, Worcester University, 00:23:15.21

Metropolitan Amateur Regatta Saturday Finals 2012:

  • 3rd place, IM3 8+


To be eligible to join the University of Worcester Rowing Club, you must be a student at the university. Any standard of ability is accepted, from complete beginner to competent rower.


The club is broken into Development and Senior Squads and then into Mens squad and Womens squad. Usually train on the Severn, Saturday and Sunday with Circuit training during the week, and Land training every week day. The key regattas in our calendar include BUCS, Metropolitan Regatta, Marlow Regatta and of course Henley Royal. We have arguably one of the best stretches of water for rowing training, a six Kilometer stretch between Diglis lock in Worcester and the Camp Inn at Hallow. We yearly attend a week long training camp which in the past two years has been in Brive-la-Gaillarde.






Founded in 2004.

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