Erik Horrie has withdrawn from the Gavirate International Para-Rowing Regatta with a shoulder injury that came on just prior to departing for Europe.

While disappointed not be be competing at the first international para regatta of the season, he is busy preparing for World Rowing Cup 1 in Belgrade at the beginning of June.

Para-Rowing Lead, Gordon Marcks said: “While disappointing that Erik is unable to compete this weekend, we are playing the long game in terms of our preparations for World Rowing Championships in September, as well as the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.”