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Tom on top again at the Open Sprint Regatta September 2019

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Open regatta
 
GB paddler Tom Lusty won a fist full of medals at the Open Regatta at Holme Pierrpoint on the weekend. He claimed both the K1 500 &1000m gold medals and finished second in the men’s open K1 200m final. He was also in the K4 that won the 1000m gold and finished 3rd in the K2 500m with clubmate Nacho. Well done team!

2019 European Games in Minsk

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2019 European Games MinskWell done again Tom! 8th in Europe and in the men's A final! Great paddling even if you had to do it on the windy side of the course.

Tom at the ICF World cup, Poznan, Poland

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Tom 2019 world cup
Well done Tom! Selected to go to the world cup in Poznan, Tom competed well in the heats & semifinals & was selected for the 1000m and 500m B finals. But the 2 finals were only 20 minutes apart. So after achieving a great second place in the 500m B final, Tom had hardly any time to recover before he was back on the water for another final. Well done on your 7th place in the 1000m final, Tom. That must have been harder than any of your canal training sessions!

TOM LUSTY, THE BRITISH NATIONAL CHAMPION

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National champion
 
Awesome, Tom!!! National champion in K1 500m AND 1000m. Well done on your perseverance, discipline and commitment and well deserved!

2018 European Dragon Boat Championships. Brandenburg, Germany

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European Nations Dragon Boat
It was dry and warm and there was a great atmosphere with terrific support from the supporters at the European Nations Dragon Boat Championships in Brandenburg, Germany in August. The competition was tough, as could be expected from the 1500 athletes from the national teams of 18 countries. Well done to David and Michael who paddled in the under 18 GB teams and won 3 bronze medals in the 500m and 200m races. 
 

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