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Big Weekend of Rowing
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The Rowing Victoria State Championships was a great weekend for all Geelong College crews. 

This weekend drew all schools to either Lake Wendouree for Senior girls and boys along with Year 10 boys, or the Barwon River for our Years 9 and 10 girls. 

Overall The Geelong College won the following medals across the two regattas:

  • 4 Gold
  • 3 Silver
  • 2 Bronze

All crews rowed with great effort with a few highlights coming from the following crews:

Girls' 2nd VIII

  • 2nd Schoolgirls Coxed VIII Division 2 
  • 2nd Female U/19 Coxed VIII

Boys' 1st VIII

  • 3rd U/21 Male Coxed VIII 

Boys 2nd VIII

  • 4th Schoolboys Coxed VIII Division 2 

Year 10 Division C

  • Made up 25 seconds on their competitors after being started in the wrong lane on right angles!  A great effort to work together and make up that amount of time.

Year 10 

  • Division 1 – 1st Year 10 Girls Coxed 4 
  • Division 6 – 2nd Year 10 Girls Coxed 4 
  • Division 3 & 4 –  3rd Year 10 Coxed 8

Year 9

  • Division 5 – 1st Year 9 Girls Coxed 4
  • Division 6 – 1st Year 9 Girls Coxed 4
  • Division 7 – 1st Year 9 Girls Coxed 4

Peter Blanchfield
Director of Rowing

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