Rowing Ireland is deeply saddened to hear of the tragic death of Belarussian Dzmitry Ryshkevich. The para rower died during a training session at the World Rowing Championships venue in Linz-Ottensheim. Our sincere condolences are with Dzmitry’s family, friends and the Belarusian rowing community.
Our thoughts are also with our colleagues in FISA and the World Championships organising committee who are dealing with this tragedy.
For more information, please see the statement from FISA issued today.