Update from World Champs
Team South Africa departed on Monday, 24th August for the 2015 World Rowing Championships, Aiguebelette, France. Being an Olympic Qualifying event for Rio 2016, a record number of entries have been received.
The travelling party of 30, is yet the biggest team Rowing South Africa has ever sent abroad. The crews consist of
Also representing South Africa is Selwyn Jackson as a member of the FISA Events Commission.
A special mention goes to the following athletes who received their South African Senior National Colours for the first time: Dylan Trollope, Jonty Smith, Jake Green and Leo Davis.
The crews have settled in well after their second day of training on Aiguebellete rowing course. The draw will be published on Saturday 29th August at 3pm, with heats starting on Sunday, 30th August. First to compete will be the LW1x, W2-, M2-, LM2x and M4-.
Here is wishing all the crews well in their final days of preparation before the World Championship kicks off. For more information check out www.worldrowing.com