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Under 23 Team Take on World

  • 18 Jul 17

The New Zealand Under 23 Rowing Team has arrived in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, to compete at the Under 23 World Rowing Championships. The regatta, which runs from the 19th-23rd July, will host more than 850 athletes from 54 nations in the largest event so far on the 2017 international rowing calendar.

Ben van Dalen (men's lightweight single scull) has the largest field out of the 21 events, and will be lining up against 33 other countries when he races his heat on Wednesday evening. The women's four and women's quad will also race their heats on Wednesday. All other crews (women's single, double, lightweight single, and men's double, quad, and eight) start their regatta on Thursday morning.

Full entries, schedule, and live results can be found on the World Rowing website.

Rowing New Zealand Under 23 Team 2017

To contest the Under 23 World Rowing Championships, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Lightweight Women’s Single Scull

Courtney Rennie (Waikato RPC, Tauranga RC)

Bruce Jones (coach)

Women's Single Scull

Jemma James (Auckland RPC, West End RC)

John O'Connor (coach)

Women’s Double Scull

Ella Toa (Central RPC, Clifton RC)

Nicola Baker (Central RPC, Aramoho- Wanganui RC)

Martin Simoncelli (coach)

Women’s Quad Scull

Amy Mills (Auckland RPC, Auckland RC)

Georgia Allen (Waikato RPC, Waikato RC)

Laura Glen (Southern RPC, Avon RC)

Claudia MacDonald (Waikato RPC, Hamilton RC)

Martin Simoncelli (coach)

Women’s Coxless Four

Ellie Jeurissen (Auckland RPC, West End RC)

Beth Ross (Central RPC, Petone RC)

Charlotte Spence (Auckland RPC, Auckland RC)

Ella Greenslade (Central RPC, Wairau RC)

John O’Connor (coach)

Lightweight Men’s Single Scull

Ben van Dalen (Waikato RPC, Cambridge RC)

Bruce Jones (coach)

Men’s Double Scull

Ben Kirsop (Waikato RPC, Cambridge RC)

Matt Mesman (Southern RPC, Canterbury RC)

Mark Stallard (coach)

Men’s Quad Scull

Jack Lopas (Southern RPC, Canterbury RC)

Jordan Parry (Waikato RPC, Tauranga RC)

Ollie Maclean (Auckland RPC, North Shore RC)

Jack O’Leary (Central RPC, Picton RC)

Mark Stallard (coach)

Men’s Eight

Phillip Wilson (Central RPC, Petone RC)

Hugo Elworthy (Southern RPC, Canterbury RC)

Martyn O’Leary (Waikato RPC, Waikato RC)

Charlie Rogerson (Waikato RPC, Tauranga RC)

Tom Clyma (Southern RPC, Canterbury RC)

Tom Mackintosh (Southern RPC, Canterbury RC)

George Howat (Southern RPC, Canterbury RC)

Lucas Clarke (Waikato RPC, Waikato RC)

Ben Tyson (cox) (Auckland RC)

Tom Stannard (coach)