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Australian Rowing History

1984 – World Lightweight Championships, Montreal CAN – demonstration event 

Women's lightweight events were included as demonstration events to enable FISA delegates to vote as to whether they should be included as Championships. The Australian crew successfully raced at St Catharines in the lightweight eights before the championships commenced winning their event.

The lightweight eight training in Melbourne before departure

Women's Lightweight Eight—Silver

(Non Championship Event)

Bow: Karin Riedel (SA)
2: Amanda Cross (SA)
3: Janet Sheehan (WA)
4: Angela Maidment (WA)
5: Brigid Cassells (ACT) 
6: Debbie Cooper (NSW)
7: Gayle Toogood (VIC)
Str: Janette Hall (ACT) 
Cox: Megan Robertson (VIC)
Cch: Brian Dalton (VIC)
Res: Angela Turrell (VIC)

Manager: Barbara Gillett (VIC)
Doctor: Stephen Jelbart (VIC)
Selectors: William Hay (SA), Don Croot (NSW), Simon Gillett (VIC), Reinhold Batschi (ACT)


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