Popularity in under-23 rowing continues to grow with the 2018 World Rowing Under 23 Championships attracting nearly 900 rowers from 55 nations. The championship is being hosted by Poznan, Poland at the well-known Malta regatta course in the heart of the city. Racing will start on 25 July and run through to 29 July 2018.
The 2018 World Rowing Cup season concluded in Lucerne, Switzerland with New Zealand topping the medals table and Germany the overall World Cup points table in a show of rowing competence. This was the final World Cup in the three-regatta series and for many countries, the last chance to test their crews internationally before the
University of Bath students won a fantastic 14 medals during a brilliant Bank Holiday Weekend at the BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championships in Bedford and the BUCS Rowing Regatta in Nottingham. Sports Performance student Cameron Chalmers, supported by a Thompson Education Trust scholarship, won the fifth individual gold medal of his BUCS athletics career as he
The World Rowing Federation (FISA) and Filippi Lido S.R.L. are pleased to announce that Micheen Thornycroft from Zimbabwe is the winner of the 2017 Filippi Spirit Award. Thornycroft is a two-time Olympic rower for Zimbabwe and is currently studying at Rhodes University in South Africa. She plans to graduate in 2019 with a masters degree
World Rowing and Filippi Boats are on their way to pick the 2017 Filippi Spirit Award winner with the announcement of the top five finalists Featuring three Africans, a Serbian and one from Great Britain, the finalists were narrowed down from more than 20 applicants from 12 nations, including Olympic rowers, national team members and
Rowers at the University of Bath won a host of medals, four of them gold, when they competed at the 2017 British Rowing Indoor Championships at the Lee Valley VeloPark on London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. It was a great day for members of Bath’s GB Rowing Team Start programme, coached by Dan Harris at
Twenty-nine countries head home from the 2017 World Rowing Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton, United States with World Championship medals. In a week of great rowing conditions, over 900 athletes raced at the beautiful new rowing venue at Nathan Benderson Park. Italy left as the best overall nation. The Italians won nine medal three of them gold.
University of Bath rower Sam Courty will make her senior World Championships debut later this month after being added to the GB Rowing Team squad for the global event in Sarasota, Florida. Courty, who only took up rowing while studying Sports & Exercise Science, has been selected in a new-look women’s four with Caragh McMurtry,
A record 4,700 masters rowers are heading to Bled, Slovenia for the 2017 World Rowing Masters Regatta. This record number of competitors demonstrates the continued growth of masters rowing witnessed in recent years and in Bled they will represent 860 rowing clubs from around the world. There are over 6,000 boat entries which make up
Five days of racing concluded with 13 new junior champion crews being crowned at the 2017 World Rowing Junior Championships in Trakai, Lithuania. This regatta also doubled as the main qualification regatta for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, YOG. The United States revealed a new single sculling sensation with Clark Dean winning the men’s single