3 Sep 2015

NZ men's four miss chance at OIympic qualification

11:15 am on 3 September 2015

The New Zealand men's four has missed gaining automatic Olympic qualification after failing to make the semi-finals at the World Rowing Championships in France.

The New Zealand men's four at the 2015 Rowing World Championships, France.

The New Zealand men's four at the 2015 Rowing World Championships, France. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

The four of Anthony Allen, Alex Bardoul, Bobby Kells and Finn Howard finished fourth in their repechage.

They were the only New Zealand crew in action on Wednesday.

New Zealand selectors had hoped to qualify crews in all 14 classes for the Rio Games.

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