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Name Florian Gruessing, F
Nickname Flo
Side str
Bow side competence (0 to 5)  5
Noviced in 2003
Sex Male
Status Graduate

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Rowing Career

According to our records, Florian Gruessing has rowed in 45 events with First & Third (or BPBC) at a highest level of 1st men's VIII and most recently on the 26/6/09

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Official crews and main results

2005 - 2006
Mich Term 1st men's IV at bow
  University IVs (1st division): Lost to Jesus by a Canvas in the Re-row in the heats
Lent Term 1st men's VIII at 3
  Lent Bumps: Rowed Over - ; 2nd in division 1
May Term 1st men's VIII at 5
  May Bumps: Up 2 - Bumped Downing and Trinity Hall; 5th in division 1
2006 - 2007
May Term 1st men's VIII at 7
  May Bumps: Up 3 - Bumped Queens', St. Catharine's and LMBC; 2nd in division 1
2007 - 2008
Lent Term The Gentlemen at 7
  Lent Bumps: Up 4 - Bumped Selwyn II, Queens' II, CCAT and Churchill II; 16th in division 2
May Term 1st men's VIII at 7
  May Bumps: Up 1 - Bumped Caius; Head of the River
2008 - 2009
Mich Term 1st men's VIII at 7
  Heavy IV at str
  University IVs (1st division): Beat Trinity Hall by 16 seconds in the quarter finals and Lost to Caius by 3 seconds in a re-row in the semi finals (Heavy IV)
  Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 14:10.34   1st (1st men's VIII)
  Fairbairn Cup - IVs (College IVs): 11:11.31   1st (Stern IV at 3)
Lent Term 1st men's VIII at 6
  Lent Bumps: Rowed Over - ; Head of the River
May Term 1st men's VIII at 2
  May Bumps: Rowed Over - ; Head of the River

Full results record

2005 - 2006

Cambridge Autumn Head (Upper College IV+): 10:44   2nd of 13 in upper college IV+, 30th overall (1st men's IV at bow)
University IVs (1st division): Lost to Jesus by a Canvas in the Re-row in the heats (1st men's IV at bow)
Cambridge Winter Head (Senior VIIIs): 8:20   2nd overall, 2nd of 22 College VIIIs (1st men's VIII at 3)
Robinson Head (1st division): 7:54   2nd (1st men's VIII at 3)
Pembroke Regatta (1st division): Raced 4 rounds: Beat Jesus in the final (1st men's VIII at 3)
Lent Bumps: Rowed Over - ; 2nd in division 1 (1st men's VIII at 3)
City Sprints (CRA Nv 4+): Raced 3 rounds: Beat FaT C (just!) in the final (1st men's IV at 3)
Champion of the Thames Eights Head (Men's 1st Div. Mays): 4:48   5th overall, 4th in category (1st men's VIII at 7)
May Bumps: Up 2 - Bumped Downing and Trinity Hall; 5th in division 1 (1st men's VIII at 5)

2006 - 2007

May Bumps: Up 3 - Bumped Queens', St. Catharine's and LMBC; 2nd in division 1 (1st men's VIII at 7)

2007 - 2008

Newnham Short Course (2nd division): 6:07   Fastest M2 crew, 4th overall (The Gentlemen, a bit of this and a bit of that at 7)
Bedford Head (S3): 6:14   3rd in S3, 3rd fastest college crew (2nd men's VIII at 5)
Pembroke Regatta (3rd division): Raced 3 rounds: Lost to LMBC III by 1 length in the final (4th men's VIII at 7)
Lent Bumps: Up 4 - Bumped Selwyn II, Queens' II, CCAT and Churchill II; 16th in division 2 (The Gentlemen, The Gentlemen at 7)
Head of the River Race (Senior3 VIIIs): 19:11.61   88th (1st men's VIII at bow)
Foster Fairbairn Pairs (Men's 2-): lost to Fletcher/Preiss in the 2nd round (Gruessing/Dunleavy at bow)
Lowe Double Sculls (Men's 2x): Lost to Morris/Hopper by 2 seconds in the semi finals (Double sculls)
Nottingham City Regatta (Senior3 VIII): 2nd in the semi finals and went home in the final (1st men's VIII at bow)
Wallingford Regatta (S3 VIIIs): 3rd in the heats (1st men's VIII at 2)
Wallingford Regatta (S2 IV-s): 2nd in the heats and 6th in the final (Light IV at bow (steers))
Champion of the Thames Eights Head (Men's 1st Div. Mays): 4:24.4   2nd fastest college VIII, racing time only (1st men's VIII at bow)
Cambridge 99's Regatta (1st division): Lost to LMBC in the semi finals and Lost to Clare in the plate final ("Henley" VIII at 7)
May Bumps: Up 1 - Bumped Caius; Head of the River (1st men's VIII at 7)

2008 - 2009

Cambridge Autumn Head (Senior IV): 11:07.3   9th of 34 coxed IVs, 6th of 10 colleges (1st men's IV take 1 at str)
Cambridge Autumn Head (Senior IV): 11:10.1   10th of 34 coxed IVs (1st men's IV take 2 at str)
University IVs (1st division): Beat Trinity Hall by 16 seconds in the quarter finals and Lost to Caius by 3 seconds in a re-row in the semi finals (Heavy IV at str)
Head of the River IVs (S2 4+): 21:16   201st, 59th of 139 IV+ (1st men's IV at str)
Cambridge Winter Head (Student Senior VIIIs): 8:44   2nd overall, 1st Senior Student VIII (1st men's VIII at str)
Cambridge Winter Head (Student Senior IVs): 10:20   8th of 10 Student Senior IVs (Chasing men's IV at str)
Wallingford Head (S3 8+): 17:02.37   31st overall, 5th of 13 in S3 - 31st of 104 men's VIIIs (1st men's VIII at 7)
Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 14:10.34   1st (1st men's VIII at 7)
Fairbairn Cup - IVs (College IVs): 11:11.31   1st (Stern IV at 3)
Head of the Trent (S3 8+): 15:51.5   Won S3, 3rd overall (1st men's VIII at 6)
Sparring against CULRC (Cup): klopt in the final (1st men's VIII at 6)
Lent Bumps: Rowed Over - ; Head of the River (1st men's VIII at 6)
2nd Trinity Challenge Sculls (Men's pairs): 10:45   4th of 6 (Coxless pairs at bow)
Kingston Head (S3): 15:47.1   Won S3, 9th overall (1st men's VIII at 6)
Head of the River Race (Senior3 VIIIs): 18:45.08   Winners of the Halladay Trophy, 53rd, 2nd in S3 (1st men's VIII at 6)
Lowe Double Sculls (Men's 2x): Lost to Tran-Viet/Morris (Jesus) by 2s in the semi finals (Double sculls)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (College 1st): 13:01   First Overall (1st men's VIII at 5)
Metropolitan Regatta (IM3 VIIIs): 2nd of 5, lost to Maidstone Invicta in the 1st round and 3rd of 6, lost to Maidstone Invicta and Oxford Brookes in the final (1st men's VIII at 5)
Metropolitan Regatta (IM3 4+): Won in the semi finals and Won in the final (1st men's IV at 2)
May Bumps: Rowed Over - ; Head of the River (1st men's VIII at 2)
FaT vs BPBC Cricket Challenge: Lost by 45 runs (First and Third 1st XI)
Henley Royal Regatta (Prince Albert Cup): 2nd Fastest Non-qualifier in the qualifying (1st men's IV at 2)

Number of events: 45
Total number of races: 80

Bumps record

Number of races: 29
Rowed-over Head 11 times (May Bumps 2008, Lent Bumps 2009, May Bumps 2009)
Rowed over 8 times
Bumped up 10 times
   Greatest rise in single bump: 1 (May Bumps 2006, May Bumps 2007, Lent Bumps 2008, May Bumps 2008)
   Greatest rise over all four days: 4 (Lent Bumps 2008)
Never Got bumped down
Highest finish position: Head (1st men's VIII at 7; May Bumps 2008)
Lowest finish position: 33 (The Gentlemen, The Gentlemen at 7; Lent Bumps 2008)
Bumps aggregate: Up 21
Average position change per row: 0.724

Recorded bumps:
Bumped Downing (1st men's VIII at 5; May Bumps 2006, Wednesday)
Bumped Trinity Hall (1st men's VIII at 5; May Bumps 2006, Friday)
Bumped Queens' (1st men's VIII at 7; May Bumps 2007, Wednesday)
Bumped St. Catharine's (1st men's VIII at 7; May Bumps 2007, Thursday)
Bumped LMBC (1st men's VIII at 7; May Bumps 2007, Friday)
Bumped CCAT as sandwich boat (The Gentlemen, The Gentlemen at 7; Lent Bumps 2008, Thursday)
Bumped Selwyn II (The Gentlemen, The Gentlemen at 7; Lent Bumps 2008, Tuesday)
Bumped Queens' II (The Gentlemen, The Gentlemen at 7; Lent Bumps 2008, Wednesday)
Bumped Churchill II (The Gentlemen, The Gentlemen at 7; Lent Bumps 2008, Saturday)
Bumped Caius (1st men's VIII at 7; May Bumps 2008, Wednesday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at 7; May Bumps 2008, Thursday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at 7; May Bumps 2008, Friday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at 7; May Bumps 2008, Saturday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at 6; Lent Bumps 2009, Wednesday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at 6; Lent Bumps 2009, Thursday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at 6; Lent Bumps 2009, Friday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at 6; Lent Bumps 2009, Saturday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at 2; May Bumps 2009, Wednesday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at 2; May Bumps 2009, Thursday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at 2; May Bumps 2009, Friday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at 2; May Bumps 2009, Saturday)


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