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Statement on passing of Dzmitry Ryshkevich

Rowing Australia is deeply saddened of the passing of 33-year-old Belarus para-rower Dzmitry Ryshkevich. Mr Ryshkevich’s death occurred during a training session before the 2019 World Rowing Championships in Linz-Ottensheim, Austria on Wednesday 21 August.

The entire Australian Rowing Team and all at Rowing Australia extend their condolences to the family, friends and team mates of Mr Ryshkevich.

The statement from FISA can be found here.