The World Rowing Junior Championships have begun in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. There are six Australian crews entered into the event, with Adam Bakker winning his heat in the Junior Men’s Single Scull overnight. Bakker’s win sees him book a place in the Quarter-Finals this afternoon in Brazil while the remaining five Australian crews competing begin racing on Thursday morning (Brazil time).
World Rowing’s website, www.worldrowing.com, will be providing live audio commentary and the live-tracker so supporters can keep up to date with the action, while RA will keep followers up to date via their social media channels and the RA website.
The races times and progression requirements for the crews are listed below:
Thursday 6 August 2015
Junior Women’s Double Scull – Bridget Badenoch & Georgia Wheeler, Heat 3, Lane 6, 22:45 AEST (09:45Local Time). Progression 1-2 into Semi-Final; 3… Repechage
Junior Women’s Four – Charlotte Medway, Madeleine Southall, Lily Alton-Triggs and Josephine Theile, Heat 1, Lane 5, 22:50AEST (09:50 Local Time). Progression 1-2 A-Final; 3… Repechage
Junior Men’s Coxed Four – Toby Starkey, Thomas Barnes, Hamish McDonald, Henry Kamp and Benjamin Doyle, Heat 1, Lane 1, 23:00 AEST (10:00 Local Time). Progression 1 into A-Final; 2… Repechage
Junior Men’s Four – Thomas Franey, Callum Chisholm, Angus Morrison and Thomas Davidson, Heat 2, Lane 5, 23:15 AEST (10:15 Local Time). Progression 1-2 into Semi-Finals A/B; 3… Repechage
Junior Women’s Coxed Eight – Jacqueline Hart, Annika Hoffman, Kirsten Trengove-Green, Maddison Brown, Chloe Betts, Sasha Culley, Bridgette Hardy, Sarah Harte and Alexis Hancock, Heat 1, Lane 2, 00:00 AEST (11:00 Local Time). Progression 1 into A-Final; 2… Repechage
The Junior Men’s Single Quarter-Finals are scheduled for Thursday afternoon in Brazil (which QF Adam Bakker is set to be in is not yet confirmed), while the repechages for the five other Australian crews (should they not qualify automatically for their respective A-Finals/Semi-Finals) are scheduled also for Thursday afternoon in Brazil due to a change in schedule because of predicted adverse weather conditions. Please refer to World Rowing for up to the minute schedules and start lists.