After the conclusion of Elite Trial 1, Rowing NZ announced the 2021 women’s elite team. New Zealand’s women’s team includes four World Champion crews, 15 World Champion athletes and six Olympic qualified boats.
Racing began this morning on the first day of the 2021 Aon Maadi Cup at Lake Karapiro. Across six days of racing over 2,623 competitors from 123 schools will compete in what is the event’s biggest in history.
On 7 December 2020 it was confirmed that due to COVID-19, Rowing NZ did not intend to send athletes to compete at international regattas throughout 2021, excluding the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta and the Tokyo Olympic Games.