News Archives

May 2009

  • High Performance Centre for Dunedin

    May 28, 2009

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    OURC has joined with Rowing NZ and Otago University to provide a high performance centre in Dunedin over the winter months. The partnership will see a full time coach working out of the OURC sheds, providing expert coaching to RPC and other aspiring athletes based in Dunedin over the winter.

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  • Otago Win Big In China

    May 5, 2009

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    Otago University have won the 2009 Xinjin Water City International University Rowing Regatta in China. Otago beat Sydney (AUS), Trinity College (USA) and Peking University (CHN) in the final in front of a crowd of over 100,000. The B Final was contested by Yale (USA), Milan (Itlay) Copenhagen (Denmark), Tsinghua ... read more

  • Otago Win Heat

    May 3, 2009

    Otago has won their heat at the International University Rowing Regatta in China. Otago beat Sydney university in their heat by just over a length. Otagos time was 6 seconds faster than the winner of the 2nd heat Trinity College (USA) who were ahead of Peking and Yale.

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  • Otago Wins 2Km Erg Race In China

    May 2, 2009

    Otago University's Fergus Fauvel has won the 2000m Erg Race event at the International University Regatta in China. With the pollution, heat and humidity making erging extremely difficult he managed to finish in a time of 6:02 just three seconds short of his 5:59 PB. Fergus was three seconds ahead ... read more