11 January 2021

Expansion of the Kiwa fleet!

Expansion of the Kiwa fleet!

Kiwa and the Dutch National Rowing Association (KNRB) expanded their partnership. In addition to the women’s eight, the collaboration includes the women’s coxless four as well as of January 2021. Kiwa has been supporting rowing for many years and both parties consider this a great next step and are looking forward what the Olympic year will bring.

“In September 2020, we agreed to expand the Kiwa fleet up to the postponed 2021 Olympics and met with the new team.” said George Mentjox, Corporate Communication Manager at Kiwa. “We have been involved in rowing for a while, first with the Holland Acht, then with Project 2020 and now these two teams. Our corporate values ​​are ambition, reliability and engagement and we also recognize these values ​​in this motivated team. That and the great team spirit will guarantee very good performances this year. ”

Qualifying Olympic Games

The women's eight is currently preparing for the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Lucerne (Switzerland). This qualifying moment will take place from 16 to 18 May 2021. The coxless four already qualified for the Olympic Games during the 2019 World Championships.

The first international meeting will be the European Championship in Varese (Italy) from 9 to 11 April 2021. The coxless four can become European Champion for the third consecutive time here.

Kiwa women’s coxless four - Ellen Hogerwerf, Karolien Florijn, Ymkje Clevering, Veronique Meester