Jacob van de Kerkhof with men eight not directly to the final

Triton rower Van de Kerkhof wins silver at European Championships

With helmswoman Dieuwke Fetter, Triton rower Jacob van de Kerkhof finished together with Abe Wiersma, Niki van Sprang, Lennart van Lierop, Guillaume Krommenhoek, Michiel Mantel, Mick Makker and Guus Mollee in a time of 5.31.26. The eight led for most of the race, but was overtaken in the closing stages by Canada, which was less than a second faster with a time of 5.30.39.