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Events Offered

The following events are offered at the Under 23 World Rowing Championships:

Under 23 Men (BM) 1x, 2x, 2-, 4x, 4-, 8+, 4+
Under 23 Women (BW) 1x, 2x, 2-, 4x, 4-, 8+
Under 23 Lightweight Men (BLM) 1x, 2x, 2-, 4x, 4-
Under 23 Lightweight Women (BLW) 1x, 2x, 4x

Eligibility

World Rowing Championships are open to all member federations. A rower may compete in an Under 23 rowing event until 31st of December of the year in which he reaches the age of 22.

Rowing in Great Britain

British Rowing is the governing body for rowing. Rowing in Scotland and Wales is governed and organized nationally by Scottish Rowing and Welsh Rowing, but when representing Great Britain’s interest to the international rowing federation, FISA, British Rowing is the umbrella organization. Today, 55,000 people in the UK participate in rowing at least once a week. More than 300 British Rowing events and activities take place each year. There are over 520 British Rowing clubs in the UK catering for all ages and abilities at the same time as offering many different types of rowing.

About Strathclyde

Strathclyde is an area of the Scottish city, Glasgow. Strathclyde, which means 'Valley of the River Clyde' was one of nine former local Government regions, located on the west coast and was the largest of all the regions. 

About the Regatta Course

Built on Strathclyde Loch, the 2000m, 8 lane international class rowing lake was first built for the Commonwealth Games in 1986. The Scottish Rowing Centre has state of the art facilities both on and off the water, and has hosted a range of national and international competitions including the Scottish National Championships, the 1996 World Rowing Junior Championships and the 2005 World Rowing Masters Regatta.

Organising Committee

Address :

Strathclyde Country Park,
366 Hamilton Road,
Motherwell
ML1 3ED

Telephone :
+44 1698 250 206

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