Gold medals for HMNS Dragon Boat Racing stars

Congratulations to HMNS colleagues and Dragon Racing stars, Rick Lambe, Kirsten Adlard, Alistair Mallard and Hamish McGorm, who took out multiple medals at the Australian National Dragon Boat Racing Championships in Adelaide over the Easter long weekend.

Rick Lambe who competed in the Masters division, won the Masters National Championship and took out 12 gold, 7 silver and 1 bronze medals.

The Premier Team which HMNS PhD Students Kirsten Adlard, Alistair Mallard and Hamish McGorm paddle on, won:

-          Womens 2000m Gold

-          Mens 500m open final (placing 6th)

-          Womens 500m final (placing 5th)  

-          2000m mixed (placing 7th out of 24 teams)

-          Mens 2000m (placing 4th), just missed the bronze.

The quartet, who all paddle for the Brisbane River Dragons, now have their sights set on the 2016 World Club Crew Championships on April 1 - 7. 

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