Making waves…and boat race history..

Sisters Maria and Helen Nielson-Scott are throwing love out in the boat as they compete against each other in the world’s oldest rowing rivalry. The sisters make history on Easter Saturday by being the first to row in different boats in the Oxford versus Cambridge race on the Thames. It will be the first time

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Source: Matchtight

Team Bath alumna among rowers named in Team GB squad

University of Bath alumna Sara Parfett will make her Olympic debut this summer alongside history-making Helen Glover and Rio medallist Vicky Thornley after the trio were today named in the Team GB rowing squad for Tokyo 2020. All three began their rowing careers on the British Rowing World Class Start talent identification and development programme

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Dutch domination at 2020 European Rowing Championships

The 2020 European Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland saw an impressive eight gold medals for the Netherlands with Italy and Romania winning four each. Ukraine made a strong opening statement in the para rowing events with a silver for Anna Sheremet in the PR1 women’s single sculls and gold for Roman Polianskyi in the equivalent

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Source: Detlev Seyb/World Rowing

Italy and Romania reign supreme at European U-23 Championships

Two days of racing in Duisburg, Germany concluded with plenty of gold for Italy, Romania and host nation Germany at the 2020 European Rowing Under 23 Championships. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was held with a host of prevention measures including testing for teams arriving from ‘high-risk’ countries, hand sanitization at all entrances and

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Source: World Rowing

World Rowing announces revised 2021 regatta season

Due to changes caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic, World Rowing’s 2021 season has been adapted. These adaptations take into account the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to 2021 and the cancellations of rowing events in 2020. Following an extensive consultation period with stakeholders including FISA’s Member Federations, Organising Committees and

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Cancellation of 2020 World Rowing Events in Italy

Following the outbreak of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus), the quickly growing number of cases now reported worldwide, government actions to contain the virus and increasing restrictions on global travel, the FISA Executive Committee, the Italian Rowing Federation, the cities of Sabaudia, Varese and Gavirate, and the respective Organising Committees (OCs) have been carefully evaluating the impact

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