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AUSTRALIAN ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS RETURN Featured
03 April 2021 Posted by 

AUSTRALIAN ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS RETURN

Penrith to host nation's best rowers
WESTERN Sydney’s visitor economy is set for another boost, with the NSW Government securing the Australian Rowing Championships for 2022 and 2024.
 The Australian Rowing Championships will see the nation’s best rowers and the country's largest annual rowing event return to Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith as part of the NSW Government’s continued investment in Western Sydney.
 
Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney and Member for Penrith said the NSW Government is committed to building a world-class calendar of events as part of the recently announced Visitor Economy Strategy, which is set to rejuvenate NSW’s visitor tourism and events industry in the wake of COVID-19.
 
“This is a win for the people of Western Sydney and I am thrilled Australia’s premier rowing regatta will remain at the home of adrenaline and outdoor adventure in Penrith by hosting the Australian Rowing Championships in 2022 and 2024.
 
“Events such as the Australian Rowing Championships play a pivotal role in NSW’s Visitor Economy Strategy, which sees participants and spectators flock to Sydney, injecting an economic boost into our city, furthermore, enhancing our city’s reputation as Australia’s premier sporting destination,” Mr Ayres said.
 
The Australian Rowing Championships (previously known as the Sydney International Rowing Regatta when last held in Penrith) is the largest rowing event in Australia and the pinnacle of domestic competition. 
 
The event comprises of the Australian Open Rowing Championships, Australian Open Schools Rowing Championships and the King’s and Queen’s Cups Interstate Regatta, which brings competitors from across Australia, as well as internationally.
 
The 2022 Australian Rowing Championships will be held at the Sydney International Regatta Centre from 21 – 27 March 2022, with the 2024 event also set to be held in March at the same venue. 
 
Athletes will compete in the 2024 Australian Rowing Championships to secure their position on the Australian Rowing Team in preparation for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
For more information on the Australian Rowing Championships and to plan your trip, go to www.Sydney.com
 
 
 


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