double scull


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double scull

n
(Rowing) rowing a racing shell in which two scullers sit one behind the other and pull two oars each. Compare pair-oar
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TRC's first win of the day came from the WJ15 double scull consisting of Rachel Laidler and Ellie Dobson.
Back in harness for the first time since winning the lightweight men's double scull in Beijing after sitting out the whole of last year, the pair found something extra over the last 250 metres to win in six minutes 26.
The women's lightweight double scull of Hester Goodsell and Helen Casey finished fifth in their semi-final to lose out on their medal chances.
MARK Hunter and Zac Purchase underlined their Olympic potential with victory in their lightweight men's double scull semi-final at the World Cup event in Poznan.
After being introduced to the sport by Guildford Rowing Club and through a ParalympicsGB Talent Day, Cpt Beighton will compete with Sam Scowen in a mixed adaptive double scull.
Katherine Grainger, winner of silver a year ago, will team up with Anna Watkins in the women's double scull.
WORLD BEATERS: Tyne United''s Will Fletcher (far left), Jamie Kirkwood and the rest of the GB coxless four squad which won gold in Belarus with their medals (left) STRIKING GOLD: British Championship, gold medallists (below) Stuart MCluskey (on left) and Philip Congdon SILVER LINING: Tyne United's Kieren Emery (far left) and crewmate Ben Rowe after their second-place finish in the lightweight men's double scull event in Belarus (left)
Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins won two gold medals, in the double scull and then an hour later as part of the quad that beat world champions Ukraine.
Britain also won heats in the lightweight men's and women's double scull to book a semi-final place.
Fastest double scullers at the Wear Head were the Tees RC veteran C double scull combination of Peter Mackfall and Gary Bettinson, who recorded the fast time of 07:04.
The men's pair and lightweight women's double scull hoped to do better than the silvers they won.
Back for the first time since winning the lightweight men's double scull in Beijing, the pair found something extra over the last 250 metres to win in six minutes 26.