Olympians and GB hopefuls in town

Katherine Grainger.
Katherine Grainger.

Olympic medallists such as Alex Gregory, Katherine Grainger (pictured), Helen Glover, Heather Stanning, Mohamed Sbihi and Pete Reed will be in action on the Witham this weekend.

Boston Rowing Club will be hosting the GB rowing trails at their Carlton Road Boathouse, with places in the squad for Rio 2016 at stake.

The cream of the British crop will be competing, looking to book their places at next year’s games.

Saturday will see competitors in action on the indoor rowing machines at the Princess Royal Sports Arena, before taking to the water on Sunday.