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Name John Were, JB
Nickname John
Side bow
Str side competence (0 to 5)  1
Noviced in 1989
Sex Male
Status Buftie

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Rowing Career

According to our records, John Were has rowed in 28 events with First & Third (or BPBC) at a highest level of 1st men's VIII and most recently on the 3/12/04

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Official crews and main results

1996 - 1997
Lent Term Lent Bumps: Up 3 - Bumped LMBC IV, Corpus Christi II and Robinson II; 12th in division 3 (3rd men's VIII at str)
May Term May Bumps: Up 3 - Bumped Jesus III, Selwyn II and Magdalene II; 5th in division 3 (3rd men's VIII at str)
1999 - 2000
Mich Term 2nd men's VIII at str
  3rd men's IV at str
  University IVs (2nd division): Lost to Emmanuel III (1.7s) in the 1st round (3rd men's IV)
  Fairbairn Cup (Lower VIIIs): Event postponed (2nd men's VIII)
Lent Term 2nd men's VIII at str
  Fairbairn Cup (Lower VIIIs): 17:56   32nd of 35 men's VIIIs
  Lent Bumps: Down 3 - Bumped by Downing II, Chrst's II and Jesus II; 10th in division 2
May Term 2nd men's VIII at str
  May Bumps: Down 3 - Bumped by Clare, Selwyn and Downing II; 3rd in division 2
2003 - 2004
Mich Term Fairbairn Cup (Invitation VIIIs): 16:10   24th overall (BPBC 2nd men's VIII at 4)
2004 - 2005
Mich Term Fairbairn Cup (Invitation VIIIs): 15:05   Fastest 2nd VIII, 15th overall (BPBC 2nd men's VIII at 3)

Coaching

1999 - 2000

3rd men's VIII, May Term 2000

Full results record

1996 - 1997

Lent Bumps: Up 3 - Bumped LMBC IV, Corpus Christi II and Robinson II; 12th in division 3 (3rd men's VIII at str)
May Bumps: Up 3 - Bumped Jesus III, Selwyn II and Magdalene II; 5th in division 3 (3rd men's VIII at str)

1999 - 2000

Bedford Autumn Fours Head (Senior4 IV+): 7:51   32nd overall, 19th of 44 IV+s (Bedford Autumn Fours Head C at str)
Cambridge Autumn Head (Lower College IV+): 11:29   40th overall, 26th IV+ (3rd men's IV at str)
University IVs (2nd division): Lost to Emmanuel III (1.7s) in the 1st round (3rd men's IV at str)
Cambridge Winter Head (Senior VIIIs): 10:00   44th men's VIII (2nd men's VIII at str)
Fairbairn Cup (Lower VIIIs): Event postponed (2nd men's VIII at str)
Fairbairn Cup (Lower VIIIs): 17:56   32nd of 35 men's VIIIs (2nd men's VIII at str)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (2nd division): Event cancelled (2nd men's VIII at str)
Head of the Nene (Novice VIIIs): 18:48   57th overall (2nd men's VIII at str)
Robinson Head (2nd division): 9:57   16th of 36 men's VIIIs (2nd men's VIII at str)
Pembroke Regatta (2nd division): Lost to Selwyn II (1 length) in the 1st round (2nd men's VIII at str)
Lent Bumps: Down 3 - Bumped by Downing II, Chrst's II and Jesus II; 10th in division 2 (2nd men's VIII, hogley for talbott at str)
Bedford Regatta (College VIIIs): Lost to somebody in the 1st round and Won by default when Pembroke A went home early in the plate final (2nd men's VIII at str)
Bedford Regatta (Senior4 VIIIs): Beat Broxborne in the 1st round and Lost to Radley (a length or two) in the 2nd round (2nd men's VIII at str)
Cam Sprints (Novice IV+): Beat 1st & 3rd (3/4 length) in the final (2nd VIII Cam Sprints IV at str)
Cambridge 99's Regatta (1st division): Lost to Clare (easily) in the 1st round and Rowed over to victory in the plate final (2nd men's VIII at str)
May Bumps: Down 3 - Bumped by Clare, Selwyn and Downing II; 3rd in division 2 (2nd men's VIII at str)
Henley Royal Regatta (Temple Cup): Lost out by 1 second in the qualifying (1st men's VIII, blackburn for glass, were for case at 7)

2001 - 2002

Head of the River Race: 21:44   379th (BPBC 2nd men's VIII at 7)

2002 - 2003

Head of the River Race (Senior2 VIIIs): 20:29   338th (BPBC 1st men's VIII, Rowing in Vesta's 4th VIII, "Girobank" at 3)
City of Oxford Rowing Club Bumps Races: Up 2 - Bumped Jesus I and City of Oxford III; 2nd in division 2 (BPBC 1st men's IV at bow)
Kingston Amateur Regatta (Senior4 IV+): lost to Vesta and Reading B (not easily) in the heats and lost to Kingston Uni (easily) in the repecharge (FaT/BPBC composite at 2)
Kingston Amateur Regatta (Senior3 IV+): lost to Orion and Kingston (3l and 5l) in the semi finals (FaT/BPBC composite at 2)
Cambridge Autumn Regatta (Senior3 VIII): beat Putney Town by 2 feet in the semi finals and Beat Weybridge RC by 1 length in the final (BPBC/First & Third composite at 5)

2003 - 2004

Fairbairn Cup (Invitation VIIIs): 16:10   24th overall (BPBC 2nd men's VIII at 4)
Head of the River Race (Senior3 VIIIs): Cancelled (starting 362nd) (BPBC 1st men's VIII at bow)

2004 - 2005

Fairbairn Cup (Invitation VIIIs): 15:05   Fastest 2nd VIII, 15th overall (BPBC 2nd men's VIII at 3)

Number of events: 28
Total number of races: 49

Bumps record

Number of races: 17
Rowed over 5 times
Bumped up 6 times
   Greatest rise in single bump: 1 (Lent Bumps 1997, May Bumps 1997)
   Greatest rise over all four days: 3 (Lent Bumps 1997, May Bumps 1997)
Got bumped down 6 times
   Greatest fall in single bump: 1 (Lent Bumps 2000, May Bumps 2000)
   Greatest fall over all four days: 3 (Lent Bumps 2000, May Bumps 2000)
Highest finish position: 20 (2nd men's VIII at str; May Bumps 2000)
Lowest finish position: 46 (3rd men's VIII at str; Lent Bumps 1997)
Bumps aggregate: Stayed level

Recorded bumps:
Bumped LMBC IV (3rd men's VIII at str; Lent Bumps 1997, )
Bumped Corpus Christi II (3rd men's VIII at str; Lent Bumps 1997, )
Bumped Robinson II (3rd men's VIII at str; Lent Bumps 1997, )
Bumped Jesus III (3rd men's VIII at str; May Bumps 1997, Thursday)
Bumped Selwyn II (3rd men's VIII at str; May Bumps 1997, Friday)
Bumped Magdalene II (3rd men's VIII at str; May Bumps 1997, Saturday)
Bumped by Downing II (2nd men's VIII, hogley for talbott at str; Lent Bumps 2000, Tuesday)
Bumped by Chrst's II (2nd men's VIII, hogley for talbott at str; Lent Bumps 2000, Thursday)
Bumped by Jesus II (2nd men's VIII, hogley for talbott at str; Lent Bumps 2000, Saturday)
Bumped by Clare (2nd men's VIII at str; May Bumps 2000, Wednesday)
Bumped by Selwyn (2nd men's VIII at str; May Bumps 2000, Friday)
Bumped by Downing II (2nd men's VIII at str; May Bumps 2000, Saturday)


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