Two Devon rowers named in GB squad.

PUBLISHED: 16:00 15 June 2010 | UPDATED: 11:33 18 June 2010

A PAIR of rowers from have been named in the GB Rowing Team squad for the second rowing world cup event in Munich, Germany, which takes place from June 18 to 20.

A PAIR of rowers from have been named in the GB Rowing Team

squad for the second rowing world cup event in Munich, Germany,

which takes place from June 18 to 20.

Torquay's Marcus Bateman will once more compete in the double

scull with Matt Wells. At last month's world cup event in Bled,

the pair won gold.

Bill Lucas of Kingswear, partnered by Sam Townsend, finished

second in the double scull behind Bateman's boat. For Munich,

Lucas has been moved to another medal-potential boat and

will compete in the quadruple scull.

Lucas won two silvers in the quad during the 2009 world cup

series.

After winning in Bled, Bateman was delighted with British gold

and silver: "We've all come from the world class start programme.

We've come from the same place and we had the same dreams.

So it's awesome to come out and dominate at this level".

The world cup series is a series of three races. The series

started in Bled, Slovenia last month, continues in Munich and

finishes in Lucerne, Switzerland on 9-11 July.

The World Championship will be held in Lake Karapiro in New

Zealand from 31st October to 7th November 2010.


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