Source: Detlev Seyb / MyRowingPhoto.com

Day two of 2016 World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam

The 2016 World Rowing Championships are staged for the World Championship boat classes that are not raced at the Olympic Games. This regatta combines the World Rowing Seniors, Under 23 and World Rowing Junior Championships (which takes place tomorrow). Today’s finals included the seven World Championship boat classes and one para-rowing boat class. Great Britain finished

Continue Reading →


Source: FISA Igor Meijer

World Rowing U23 Champions crowned

Medals were awarded to 26 countries in the finals of the World Rowing Under 23 Championships at the new Willem-Alexander Baan Rowing Regatta course in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The under-23 Championships were part of the combined 2016 World Rowing Senior, Under 23 & Junior World Rowing Championships. The World Rowing under-23 Championship regatta received record

Continue Reading →


Source: Detlev Seyb

Olympic Rowing: More Gold for GB

Rio 2016 Olympic rowing medals were awarded in four boat classes yesterday at the Rodrigo de Freitas Olympic Rowing Regatta course in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The French lightweight men’s double sculls of Jeremie Azou and Pierre Houin earned Olympic gold today in a tight final. Coming in just after France was the Irish O’Donovan brothers.

Continue Reading →


Source: Peter SPURRIER/Intersport Images

Glover and Stanning take Gold in Rio

Helen Glover and Heather Stanning defended their Olympic women’s pair title to become Team GB’s first rowing gold medallists of Rio 2016. The British pair dominated from start to finish, pulling nearly two seconds clear at the 500m point before extending their lead to four seconds at the half-way 1000m marker. New Zealand’s Genevieve Behrent

Continue Reading →


Source: FISA Igor Meijer

Day one of Rio 2016 Olympic rowing regatta

The first day of racing at the Rio 2016 Olympic rowing regatta has been completed at the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rowers competing in eight boat classes got the regatta under way with the men’s single sculls starting the day. Olympic Champion from New Zealand, Mahe Drysdale recorded the fastest

Continue Reading →


Source: FISA

The 2016 Olympic Rowing Regatta

Today at 8:30am in Brazil, the 2016 Olympic Rowing Regatta will finally start. Here are a few ways you can keep up to date with all the action: WATCH ROWING – click on http://go.olympic.org/FISA. You will be directed to the Olympic Broadcaster in your country. SOCIAL MEDIA – Join the conversation – use #rowing #Rio2016 and #RowinginRio

Continue Reading →