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15/07/2012 World Champion!

Posted by on Tuesday, July 24, 2012,
Today saw Matthew Tarrant become World Champion in the Men's Heavyweight Pair. Conditions for race day were a mid to strong cross wind blowing from bow side across the lake. Matthew raced in lane 6 with South Africa directly to their right in lane 5. Once the green light was given all crews shot out of the starting blocks. Through 250m Matthew was down by half a length, but through 500m GB had a close lead over the rest of the field which Matthew, who was stroking and steering the boat, began...
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