World Rowing Championship shall be open to all competitors who are authorized to compete by their member federation and who are eligible under the relevant rules. To represent a country in a World Rowing Championship, a competitor shall be a citizen of that country. He must be able to prove this by showing an official document (passport or identity card). In exceptional cases, the Executive Committee may make exceptions. Rowers may only compete at the World Rowing Championships if they have submitted a signed commitment form, according to Article 56. Each team official must have submitted a signed commitment form to FISA before accreditation may be issued at a FISA Event.
The Championship will include the following categories:
|Men||1x, 2x, 2-, 4x, 4-, 8+, 2+|
|Women||1x, 2x, 2-, 4x, 4-, 8+|
|Lightweight men||1x, 2x, 2-, 4x, 4-, 8+ (LM)|
|Lightweight women||1x, 2x, 4x, (LW)|
|Adaptive||ASW1x, ASM1x, TAMix2x, LTAMix4+, IDMix4+ (A)|
Poznan is located in west-central Poland along the Warta river. It is the fifth largest city amongst one of the oldest cities in Poland. Its populations in approximately 550,000.
Rowing in Poland
The origins of the first Poznan rowing club go back to the year 1904. Its initiator and founder was Maciej Wierzbi?ski who settled then in Poznan after a long-term stay in England. In 1912 the Tryton Poznan Association was established, and in 1919 the Students’ Sport Association began life. In the same year the Polish Federation of Rowing Associations (Polski Zwi?zek Towarzystw Wio?larskich, PZTW) was established in Poznan. It was one of the first sports federations created in the reborn Poland, and was founded by 13 sports clubs. In 1924 Polish rowers took part in the 9th Olympic Games in Paris for the first time, entering two crews, a single and a four, into competition. They won their first Olympic medal (bronze) during their second Olympic appearance in 1928 in Amsterdam. From 1925, Polish rowing crews participated in the European Championships till their last appearance in 1938. The rowers returned to the European courses after the Second World War in 1947, in Lucerne.
About the Regatta Course
Lake Malta regatta course is located in the centre of Poznan. It is one of the most modern venues in the world and over the last twenty years has hosted large international events in water sports. Please visit the Organising Committee website for more information.