Tiago Loureiro RMB National Squad Head Coach selects the team for the 2022 World Rowing Championships just a week after Damien Bonhage-Koen and Christopher Baxter set a new world record in the U23 men’s heavyweight pair event in Varese Italy.

No time to rest for these young athletes as they head off to Tzaneen for training camp to prepare for the 2022 World Rowing Championships. The RMB National Squad will be up against the best in the world.

Congratulation and good luck to all the athletes selected. 

The 2022 World Rowing Championships will be hosted in Recice, Czech Republic from 18 to 25 September.

Meet the team. 

Lightweight women’s single scull. 
Kirsten Macdonald (University of Pretoria)

Lightweight men’s double scull
Murray Bales-Smith (University of Johannesburg)
Lebone Mokheseng (University of Johannesburg)

Men’s single scull 
Thabelo Masutha (University of Pretoria)

Men’s coxless pair
James Mitchell (University of Pretoria)
Henry Torr(University of Pretoria)

Men’s coxless four 
Chris Baxter (University of Pretoria)
Damien Bonhage-koen (University of Pretoria)
Jake Green (University of Pretoria)
Luc Daffarn (University of Johannesburg)

Coaches 
Andrew Grant
Tiago Loureiro
Thato Mokoena

Performance Director/Manager
Grant Dodds

Team Doctor
Dr Marcel Jooste

Team Physiotherapist
Gareth Bruni

PR 1 men’s single scull
Lifa Hlongwa (University of Johannesburg)

Para Coach/Manager
Sidyiyo (St Stithian’s Boys College)

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