RMB National Rowing Squad to compete at third Rowing World Cup

The RMB National Rowing Squad, proudly representing South Africa, is gearing up to showcase their exceptional talent and determination at the highly anticipated 3rd Rowing World Cup in Lucerne,... Read more
RMB National Rowing Squad to compete at third Rowing World Cup

The RMB National Rowing Squad, proudly representing South Africa, is gearing up to showcase their exceptional talent and determination at the highly anticipated 3rd Rowing World Cup in Lucerne, Switzerland.

The event, set to take place on the renowned “Lake of Gods, Lucerne,” will see elite rowers from across the globe competing fiercely for glory from 7th to 9th July 2023.

The RMB National Rowing Squad boasts an impressive lineup of skilled athletes who will be competing in
various categories.

Paige Badenhorst and Katherine Williams will join forces in the Women’s Double Scull, while James Mitchell and Christopher Baxter will form a formidable duo in the Men’s Pair.

The Lightweight Men’s Single Scull will see the exceptional Murray Bales-Smith demonstrate his mastery, and
making his South African senior rowing debut, Adriaan Venter will take on the Men’s Single Scull.

Under the expert guidance of Head Coach Tiago Loureiro, who will be accompanied by Andrew Grant and Grant Dodds, the RMB National Rowing Squad is primed to showcase their speed, endurance, and tenacity on the world stage.

Coach Loureiro expressed his enthusiasm about the upcoming competition, stating, “Racing on the ‘Lake of Gods, Lucerne,’ against the best in the world is an opportunity and a privilege. We are looking forward to testing our speed.”

The 3rd Rowing World Cup serves as an extraordinary platform for the RMB National Rowing Squad to compete against world-class athletes, providing them with an invaluable opportunity to push their limits and demonstrate their prowess on an international scale.

This event will undoubtedly bring together the finest rowing talent from around the world, fostering an atmosphere of intense competition and camaraderie.

As representatives of South Africa, the RMB National Rowing Squad aims to make their country proud and leave an indelible mark on the rowing world. Their dedication, tireless training, and unwavering spirit have positioned them as formidable contenders in their respective events.

We extend our heartfelt support and best wishes to the RMB National Rowing Squad as they embark on this exhilarating journey. May their oars slice through the water with precision, strength, and unity, and may their performances inspire future generations of rowers, says: Grant Dodds, RMB National Squad Technical Performance Manager.

Thank you to our supporters and title sponsor Rand Merchant Bank for supporting the team on their pathway to Olympic qualification happening in September this year for the Paris 2024 Olympics.

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