PUBLISHED: 12:00 09 May 2017
The 24-year-old pleased with win in Belgrade, but not performance and targets more wins in coming summer months
University of East London (UEL) student Callum McBrierty helped Great Britain top the medals table at the World Cup regatta in Belgrade last weekend as he won gold in the men’s coxless four.
The 24-year-old structural engineering student had originally been due to compete in the men’s eight but was promoted to the four – the lead GB men’s boat – due to an injury to one of the crew.
He and his team-mates lived up to their star billing by winning gold as Britain finished the regatta as the top nation with 11 medals in total.
McBrierty was delighted to strike gold in the opening World Cup regatta of the season but insisted there was plenty of room for improvement.
“It’s great to get the win but we ended up having a pretty poor row, if…
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