INTERNATIONAL RACING – University of London athletes selected for Great Britain teams

The Great Britain teams for the U23 Worlds, World University Championships and European Champs have been announced, with a large UL representation.

Four UL athletes have been selected for the U23 World Championships, in Poznan, Poland and a further four for the World University Championships in Shanghai, China. Three rowers and coxswain Matilda Horn will represent UL at the European Championships being held in Scotland.

World Under 23 Rowing Championships (25th to 29th July)

  • Men’s Eight – Ben Freeman
  • Men’s Pair – Max Townley
  • Women’s Eight – Nuala Gannon
  • Women’s Double – Charlotte Hodgkins-Byrne
  • Coach / Men’s Coxed Four – Phil Gray (UL Chief Coach)
  • Coach / Men’s Coxless Four – Brian Young (UL/GBRT)


European Championships (2nd to 5th August)

  • Men’s Pair – Olly Cook
  • Women’s Eight – Matilda Horn
  • Women’s Coxless Four – Sara Parfett
  • Lightweight Women’s Double – Emily Craig


World University Championships (10th to 12 August)

  • Men’s Eight – Rufus Scholefield
  • Men’s Coxless Four – Matt Benstead
  • Women’s Eight – Georgia Statham, Issy Powell
  • Coach /Lead Coach & Men’s Sweep – Hugo Gulliver (UL Senior Coach)


The Great Britain teams for the World Rowing Championships and European U23 Championships will be announced in August.

The University of London is a designated High Performance Programme by British Rowing.

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