The Sydney Uni crew is yet to be finalized with a squad of nine rowers traveling, along with a cox and two coaches. Hamish Playfair, Kit Cunningham-Reid, Andrew Judge, Jack Hanley, Jack Cook, Angus Robinson, Tom Whitehead, Campbell Watts and Jacob Bicknell. With coxswain Will Raven and coaches Tom Sacre and Tom Minifie.
The crew will be conducting a training and racing camp, to coincide with The Trans Tasman Rowing Regatta in Brisbane in the weeks prior to departing for China. A development eight from Sydney University Boat Club, comprising primarily of current school students and an Open Eight from Sydney University Women’s Rowing Club will also attend the training camp and be racing in Brisbane, with the culmination of the Brisbane leg of the trip being a 12.5km race as part of the Brisbane River Challenge. The races in Brisbane will be 9-11th July.