Octavia won her 2nd gold medal of the season at the Chelmsford Winter Series marathon, coming 1st in Class 4 (Ladies K1). Stortford's other medal winners of the day were Catherine and Eilidh as the first female crew in Class 3 (u16 K2 & MC2).
There were just 11 paddlers from Stortford at this race. The size of the team was reflected in the club's overall position of 4th, behind Chelmsford CC, Leighton Buzzard CC and Cambridge CC.
Senior K2 - Jacque & Dave Cayford 17th (1:21:51)
Senior Mens K1 - Adam Beaumont 5th (59:42)
Vet Mens K1 - Mike Toomey 5th (1:12:40), Kevin Warbrick 6th (1:14:45)
u16 Boys K1 - Connor Higgins 5th (51:51)
Ladies K1 - Octavia Abbott 1st (48:40)
u16 K2 - Eilidh White & Catherine Robinson 6th (1:02:33)
u14 Boys K1 - Jamie Gaulton 5th (26:43)
u12 - Jack Gaulton 7th (29:43)