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Spencer tastes glory on Olympic waters

PUBLISHED: 09:00 25 October 2012

Paul Spencer (right) and Seb Devereaux won the double sculls event

Paul Spencer (right) and Seb Devereaux won the double sculls event

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Paul Spencer won two medals at Dorney Lake, Eton

Paul Spencer won the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee national Rowing Championships last weekend.

The Poplar Blackwall & District Rowing Club member became the under-19 champion in the double sculls event at the Olympic venue – Dorney Lake – alongside Seb Devereaux on Saturday.

Rowing in Leander Rowing Club colours the duo beat their nearest rivals by a second over the 2,000 metres course.

Spencer’s father Gary said: “We are absolutely elated with Paul’s performance and to win a second national title in two years is a marvellous achievement for anyone.”

The following day, Spencer and Devereaux joined forces with two Leander under-18s and won a second national title, this time in the under-19 quadruple sculls.


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