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    A 32 strong New Zealand rowing squad has been named for the Tokyo Olympics to contest nine events

    A 32 strong New Zealand rowing squad has been named for the Tokyo Olympics to contest nine events


    Kerri Gowler and Grace Prendergast will represent New Zealand in the women's pair and also make up part of women's eight.

    Gowler and Prendergast's first Olympic campaign was 2016 where they finished fourth in the women's eight.

    Brooke Donoghue will compete with Hannah Osborne in the women's double scull.

    Olivia Loe, Eve Macfarlane, Ruby Tew and Georgia Nugent-O'Leary will make up New Zealand's women's quad.

    Emma Twigg will represent New Zealand in the women's single scull for the fourth time at the Olympics while Jordan Parry will make his Olympic debut as the men's single sculler.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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