Durant selected for GB rowing team

Scott Durant. 

Picture:Peter Spurrier/Intersport-images].
Scott Durant. Picture:Peter Spurrier/Intersport-images].

World Champions Matt Gotrel, Paul Bennett, Will Satch and cox Phelan Hill, plus London 2012 medallist Tom Ransley.

The European team announcement is the first major selection of the Olympic season, with rowers keen to impress in Brandenburg as they look to secure their seats for Rio.

Lancaster-born Poly Swann has also been selected for the open women’s eight team.