Burrows, who finished ninth at Spa Regatta recently, has risen to 14 in the ISAF World Sailing Rankings, while Fitzpatrick now lies at 57.
The Irish Sailing Association will now await the response from the OCI.
The full list of nine Olympic nominees from the Irish Sailing Association is as follows:
|Single-Handed Dinghy Men||David BURROWS||Finn|
|Double-Handed Dinghy Men||Ger OWENS and Ross KILLIAN||470|
|Single-Handed Dinghy Men||Rory FITZPATRICK||Laser|
|Keelboat Men||Mark MANSFIELD and Killian COLLINS||Star|
|Single-Handed Dinghy Women||Maria COLEMAN||Europe|
|Double-Handed Dinghy Open||Tom FITZPATRICK and Fraser BROWN||49er|