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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Source: FISA

Elite Female Coaches to Benefit from Specialized Programme

The International Summer Sports Federations of Cycling, Rowing, Rugby, Tennis, Triathlon and Wrestling are working together to help develop the leadership and technical skills of high potential female coaches. Supporting Recommendation 6 of the IOC’s Gender Equality Review Project, which seeks to increase the number of female coaches at the Olympic Games, these six International

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Source: World Rowing

Tokyo 2020 qualifiers and new World Champions

The 2019 World Rowing Championships doubled as the main qualification regatta for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This doubled the excitement and intensity as racing became much more than about medals. The Netherlands and Great Britain proved to be the most successful in Olympic qualification with both countries securing ten boat classes out

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