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KU students set to compete in British championship

By Hanne Olsen Oct 17, 2014
From right: John Keen-Tomlinson, Alastair Lee and Hal Bedford-Payne were pleased with the results from last weekend.

KU student Hal Bedford-Payne is set to race for Kingston Rowing Club in the National Championship taking place in Nottingham this weekend.

Joined by fellow KU student John Keen-Tomlinson and KU alumnus Alastair Lee, Bedford-Payne and his teammates will be racing against returning Olympic and world champions. The weather forecast is difficult with a strong wind.

“We’ve had a good build up and are feeling confident we can challenge for the top positions in our U23 category,” said Bedford-Payne.

Sunday the same team will be joined by KU student James Marsden and KU alumni Ben Handy and Sam Richards to compete in the open 8s.

Watch the championship live here.

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