Cambridge Blue and Black were successful at the BUSA Qualifiers 2019, held at Grafham Water 2/3 February 2019. They go through to the BUSA Finals 2019, to be held on 9-11 April at Spinnaker SC. Cambridge Purple get a second chance to qualify in the Playoffs at Derwent Reservoir on 2-3 March.
The BUSA Qualifiers 2019, organised by Warwick University at Grafham Water, were a complete success. Windy and cold conditions on the Saturday resulted in some breakages and quite a few spills. Conditions were ideal on the Sunday with sunshine and a gentle breeze. With three flights in use, each of the 18 teams completed at least 14 races over the weekend.
BUSA Qualifiers 2019 – To Finals
1. Cambridge Blue
2. Cambridge Black
3. Birmingham White
4. Warwick Black
BUSA Qualifiers 2019 – Playoffs Contenders
5. Loughborough Purple
6. Nottingham Green
7. Cambridge Purple
Cambridge were well represented in the BUSA Qualifiers 2019 event management: Event Director was Karen Thomas (Lucy Cavendish 2017); Principal Race Officer Tim Palmer (St Catharines 2011); and Chief Umpire Chris Atkins (Pembroke 1974). In addition, a good many current Cambridge students assisted the organisers.
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