The ANU Boat Club finished the Australian Championships in Penrith on the weekend ranked 8th on the medal tally of the 120 participating clubs. ANU was the only completely volunteer based club ranked in the national top 10.
This was as a result of the club’s biggest ever medal haul at a national championships, with 6 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze. Overall, 17 ANUBC crews qualified for finals.
The medal winning boats and ANU rowers were:
Open Men’s Quad: Caleb Antill - Canberra Times Article HERE
Open Lightweight Men’s Eight: Will Clark, Renae Domaschenz
Under 23 Men’s Single: Caleb Antill
Under 23 Men’s Double: Caleb Antill
Under 23 Men’s Quad: Tom Collins
Para Women’s Single: Kathryn Ross
Under 21 Women’s Double: Jilly Roberts, Sarah Larkin
Under 23 Lightweight Women’s Quad: Jilly Roberts, Sarah Larkin
Para Mixed Four: Ian Cooper, Sue Donoghoe
Open Lightweight Men’s Double: Will Clark
Para Mixed Four: Renae Domaschenz
ANU also had its biggest ever presence in the club events, with two women’s club fours, a club eight and a university quad.
The great overall result was a tribute to the ANU Boat Club coaches who worked to prepare the team, and the invaluable equipment support from ANU Sport.