The 132th Royal Canadian Henley Regatta came to a close this past Sunday after 6 days of intense racing. With over 2000 entries from all over North America and beyond, Winnipeg Rowing Club had 8 athletes race at the event.
A junior women’s crew of Hanika Nakagawa, Anais Giasson, Drew Wiebe and Fiona Rettie raced in the Junior 2x and Junior 4x event. Their quad was 3rd in the semi-final and narrowly missed qualify for the final by 0.8 seconds.
Loch Inglis and Riley McCharles both raced in the U23 1x event, where each qualified for the semi-finals. The duo then teamed up for the Senior Men’s 2x where again they qualified for the semi-finals finishing 4th.
Marianne Bergmann competed in a very tough Open Women’s 1x field. She finished 4th in the heat.
Great job by all the WRC athletes who represented the club proudly. You were greatly missed at the NWIRA Championship Regatta!