While the South African rowing team made their way to the Olympic Village in Tokyo after an intense training camp in Japan, the South African U23 rowing team made us proud at the World Rowing U23 Championship in Racice, Czech Republic.
World Rowing U23 Championships
Kat Williams made us proud after an impressive performance in the Women’s Single Scull Semifinals securing her place in the A finals. Kat showed incredible courage and determination in the finals bringing home the bronze medal.
Thabelo Masutha and Stephane Pienaar came first in the C finals.
The Olympic village is open and the games start on 23 July 2021. The RMB National Squad qualified two boats for the Tokyo Olympics, the Heavy Weight Mens Four and the Heavy Weight Mens Pair.
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A massive shoutout to our sponsors and partners for making the Olympic dream possible.
We want to thank our headline partner Rand Merchant Bank who has been instrumental in the success of South African rowing. Over the past five years not only has RMB backed the national squad, it has got behind and invested in development rowing, school rowing, university rowing and regattas around the country.