Not many would have given Jake Green (Tuks) a real chance of representing South Africa from Sunday at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, but then again once he commits to a goal, there is no stopping him.
The gold medallist at the World Under-23 Rowing Championships, James Mitchell (TuksRowing), decided not to make himself available for selection for next month’s senior world championships in Bulgaria due to study commitments.
Charles Brittain and James Mitchell gave a masterclass display of what guts and determination should be about yesterday when they won the gold medal in the men’s pair race during the World Under-23 Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland.
Charles Brittain (Tuks) is set to continue the proudly South African rowing legacy established by his elder brothers from Wednesday when he competes in the World Under-23 Championships in Poznan, Poland.
The battle to be in the boats that will try and qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo will start in earnest when South Africa’s top rowers get to compete at the Belgrade World Cup in three week’s time.
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