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2021 Australia Day Honours

Rowing Australia, on behalf of all of its community, would like to congratulate the family of the late Mrs Nelly Brandsma, on her being awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to rowing in today’s Australia Day Honours.
The former Curtin Rowing Club, ANA Rowing Club and Swan River Rowing Club member was a prolific Masters rower in her day, competing at 16 World Rowing Masters Championships (1997 to 2008), winning over 50 Gold Medals across various events and only retiring at the age of 88, after winning her last medal!
Congratulations to the Brandsma Family on seeing Nelly honoured posthumously for her achievements.