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
The World Rowing Coastal Championships in Hong Kong, China has received the greatest number of entries for a coastal regatta hosted outside of Europe. Hailing from 28 countries, just less than 500 rowers are entered with France sending the biggest team. The largest number of entries is in the men’s solo (single). The men’s solo
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
A taste of what 2019 has in store for World Rowing will be revealed when World Rowing Cup I takes place in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. This first international regatta for 2019 goes from 10-12 May with 12 May featuring 16 finals. The regatta has seen entries come in from 24 countries with over 300 athletes competing.
In one extravaganza showcase, the World Rowing Award winners for 2018 were revealed. Australia’s winning streak in the men’s four secured them the top award for the Men’s Crew of the Year. A continuing surge in Polish women’s rowing resulted in the women’s quadruple sculls winning Women’s Crew of the Year. New boat classes helped
A year of break-out performances and the rise of new names has helped shape the winners of the 2017 World Rowing Awards, presented by the World Rowing Federation, FISA. The return to the top of the mighty German men’s eight earns them World Rowing Male Crew of the Year. The powerful single sculler, Jeannine Gmelin
The series of National Federations’ Conferences, organised by The World Rowing Federation, FISA, continued with the fifth edition taking place in London on, 6 March. More than 80 delegates representing 59 National Federations attended to discuss changes to the rules and governance of rowing which will be crucial to ensure the healthy future of the
The participation of women in the Olympic Games has increased over the past few Games and with that a focus on women in sport leadership roles is being examined. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) together with the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) are holding the International Federations Women in Leadership Forum. The World