June 2012

Richmond Excel at Maidstone

Congratulations to everyone who took place in Maidstone’s Hasler Marathon on Sunday. Despite the threat of cancellation the race went ahead without a hitch, with river levels on the Medway back to normal after the flooding earlier in the week. The club was able to field a number of strong boats across the divisions and this paid off, with Richmond securing top place in the club points tally for the race. Club n
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Marco takes bronze in Slovakia!

In what looks like a very close finish Marco Csokasi has taken the bronze medal position in the junior C1 1000m final at Piestany Slovakia. Adam Stannard who often trains at Richmond also came home in a bronze medal position in the U23 C2 1000m with Iain Weir. The full set of results here show some stunning times for the junior paddlers and perhaps an indication of an extremely competitive era ahead.
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Upcoming Races

Saturday 16th June Wokingham Sprints – check in 12:30 – races take place all afternoon Sunday 17th June Maidstone Hasler marathon – check in 10:30 Sunday 24th June Royal Hasler marathon – Check in 9:30 Saturday 7th July Royal Sprints – details still to be published. It will be an all day event. Sunday 8th July Richmond Hasler marathon – details still to be published.
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Marco and Adam selected for European championships

Marko Csokasi has been selected to do junior C1 500 and 1000 metres at the Junior / Under 23 Championships Adam Stannard has been selected to do Under 23 C2 500 metres with Iain Weir of Banbury. Marko is our first ever junior canoe in a major championships although we”ve had many kayaks. These two plus hopefully Nick R, Richard Hendron and Lizzie Boughton at the marathon worlds, (and maybe Marko again too) coul
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