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Latayah rows for gold!

Latayah and friends at the rowing regatta. Photo contributed


Overcoming her self-doubts, Bourke athlete Latayah Towney has rowed her way to a gold medal.

Only last week, just before the start of the new term, Latayah competed in back-to-back regattas for her school, Loreto Normanhurst in Sydney, in the Independent Girls’ Schools Association competition.

Latayah competed as part of the Year 8 Quad team, winning a bronze medal and a gold medal in their events.

Latayah’s mother, Angel Carter of Bourke, is justifiably proud of her daughter’s achievements.

“Latayah was a little bit worried about going back into rowing after the break, but she did us proud and came away with a gold medal,” Angel said. […]

Read more in the printed edition of The Western Herald.

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