Astrid Ayling and Pauline Hart 2x 1977

New page! 1977 and the GB women’s first Worlds final

The GB women’s rowing team achieved a new milestone in 1977 when a crew got to a World Rowing Championships final – for the first time in the four years since women’s events were included in 1974.

There was also no Chief Coach, coaches trained as masseurs, and the coxed four’s coach had such a bad back that he had to come up with a pretty unusual way of giving his crew feedback…

Read all about it here!

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