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Coastal rowing – Rio Rii ready to put Vanuatu on the map

Rio Rii won Vanuatu’s first ever Commonwealth gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Beach Rowing Sprint Championships – Ros Satar finds out more

If you are unfamiliar with coastal rowing, just watching the spectacle of boats trying to battle with each other to get around a buoy marker is a bit like watching a bedlam of snowboarders in that gloriously bonkers sport of snowboard cross.

Yet the water version of this could well be in the Olympics if the IOC agree to World Rowing’s recent recommendation later this year.

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