2x Gold and 2x Silver for DARC

Gill puts in a Top World Ranking Performance in all three distances, 2000m, 1000m and 500m.

Sunday 21st February saw Gill Prescott and Roger Stainforth in action at the 2010 English Indoor Rowing Championships in Manchester.

This year Gill entered three events at the Velodrome.  The first event was the Womens 50 – 59 Hwt 2K where Gill  won Gold with a time of 7.22.5 with a comfortable lead of 13.4 seconds over Silver medalist Anna Bailey.  Gills’ next competition was the Womens Open Hwt 2k event, which saw her winning the Silver medal after narrowly missing out on the Gold  by 3 seconds to a competitor half her age..  The last event of the day for Gill was the Womens Open Hwt (500m) where in a time of 1.41.6 seconds she was awarded her final Gold Medal.  This fantastic performance has placed Gill at the top of the Concept 2 World Ranking at 2000m, 1000m and 500m for her age group.  Gill is coached by Geoff Graham

Roger Stainforth also came home with a medal for DARC after winning Silver in the 60-69 Hwt catagory with a time of 7.05.2 seconds.