Oarsome Robbie storms to gold in World Championships

August 1, 2022

An Old Monmothian has stormed to gold for Great Britain at the Under-23 World Rowing Championships in Italy.
Robbie Prosser triumphed in a coxed four racing on Lake Varese against outstanding opposition.
It was a truly remarkable achievement from Robbie and his crew as they clinched the prestigious title in a world-best time.
The former Monmouth School for Boys’ student was in the school 1st VIII in 2019 that won 1st VIIIs at both the Schools’ Head of the River and the National Schools’ Regatta.
Robbie is the third member of the 2019 crew to go on to major success after leaving school.
Master in Charge of Rowing, Mr John Griffiths, is now looking forward to adding Robbie’s name to the school’s honours board.
“I will take great delight in adding his name to the honours board in the boathouse as one of my last acts as Master in Charge of Rowing; a wonderful thing to end with,” said Mr Griffiths.