Four gold and two silver medals were enough for New Zealand to win the medal table at the World Rowing Championships in Linz-Ottensheim. As for the Olympic quota distribution, Great Britain took home the biggest number of spots – 41 athletes in 10 crews.
All New Zealand’s golds were taken in the women’s Olympic events – double sculls, leightweight double sculls, coxless pair and eight. The silvers were added by Emma Twigg in single sculls and men’s coxless pair.
Except of Great Britain also Netherlands qualified ten crews, but with only 33 athletes. Oranje had also the most medals – 10 – as well as Italy, but with only two golds they were classified in fifth place in the medal table (Italy took the third place ahead of China).