Rob Rayner

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York Rower picks up bronze in World Championships at Eton

York Graduate and former Boat Club President Hester Goodsell, 21, won her second consecutive rowing World Championship medal at the proposed 2012 Olympic rowing venue of Dorney Lake, Eton at the end of August.

In a fast final in front of twenty-thousand expectant British rowing fans, Goodsell’s lightweight quad (a sculling boat with four women and eight blades) raced exceptionally to claim a bronze medal. The winning Chinese crew not only smashed the existing world record by a staggering seven seconds but also contained an oarswoman who was just 15 years old