Rowing

Mora Men Won 10th Consecutive Title; Colombo Women Completed Whitewash

It was a great day at Colombo Rowing Club when University of Moratuwa and University of Colombo locked horns for the titles of Inter University Regattta 2017. UOM Oarsmen dominated the men’s races while UOC’s women completed the whitewash. Lads from UOM won 10th consecutive title reiterating their supremacy. Many races drew the spectators to the winning line as they turned out to be nerve-tingling. Audience were able witness a splendid regatta at Beira Lake and many Old Mora, Old UOC oarsmen and women came to support their teams. They didn’t forget to spell the names “Mora” and “Colombo” whenever they defeated their rivals.

They Outmatched the Blue Water in Sri Lanka & so Did in Malaysia

Yes, it's difficult and challenging for both the mind and the body, but that's the deal. Mens sana in corpore sano. (A healthy mind in a healthy body, as an ideal in living)That is how training and racing works and that is the beauty of rowing—we push ourselves to the limit to see what we are truly capable of. It's often been said that 'sports don't build character, they reveal it.' I'm inclined to say that they do both. 

SLUG 2016 | The Last Moment

For getting outcomes with the dedication of the whole year, University of Moratuwa and University of Colombo were at Colombo Rowing Club for the rowing championship of SLUG on 13th Aug 2016. The last moment of the tournament was marked when the nose of Mora boat emerged first through the finish line!

28th Summer Universiade, Gwangju | Mubarak Rows His Way Up

Proving that Sri Lankans have it in their blood and genes, a star of Sri Lanka in the field of Rowing, Ahamad Muhamed Mubarak show cased his talents and years’ dedication at Tangeum Lake, Chungju in 28th Summer Universiade 2015.

IUC 2015 | Rowing: "Caught the Snitch, Yet Lost the Match"

Oarsmen of Mora completed the hatrick of white washes after winning the Inter University Rowing Regatta (42-0). University of Colombo came so close in the ladies competition, yet so far away. Mora ladies won the competition (28-14) to complete their 3rd successive title.

Row, Row, Row Your Boat!

As the 34th World Indoor Rowing Championship unfolds in Boston today (1st of March), Sri Lanka took its first step in adopting the trend here by holding the inaugural National Indoor Rowing Championship.

76th Madras Colombo Regatta

The Colombo Rowing Club celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. The 76th Madras Colombo regatta took place this Saturday, 26th of July at Beira lake, the first of four international regattas. This is the 3rd oldest race in the history of competitive boat racing and it all started back in 1898 forging an unbreakable friendship and mutual respect between the rowers of the two respective countries.

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