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ABOUT THE VENUE

The regatta course is situated at Dove-Elbe water park. It is a calm stretch of water in a conservation area in the south-east of Hamburg. In the 1980s, the natural setting of the Dove-Elbe was converted into a modern regatta course, meeting all requirements for national and international contests. Due to its location in a listed nature conservation area, the spectator stands, pedestrian bridges, floating start tower, pontoon start bridges and additional landing stages requires for international regattas have to be installed temporarily. The course is 2150m long and 200m wide. The direction of the course is west-east.

ROWING IN GERMANY

Exported from Great Britain, rowing came to Germany in the early 1800s. The first German rowing club was founded in Hamburg in 1836 following an initiative of British rowers living there. Over the next half century, a large number of rowing clubs were founded all over the country culminating with the birth of the German Rowing Association (DRV - Deutscher Ruderverband) in March 1883, including 34 rowing clubs and 1166 members at the time. Today, the German Rowing Association (DRV) has the largest membership within the world rowing federation, FISA, and is one of the most successful rowing countries in the world.

ELIGIBILITY

World Rowing Championships are open to all member federations. A rower may compete in a Junior rowing event until 31st of December of the year in which he reaches the age of 18.

METEOROLOGY

General information about the weather in Hamburg is available in German and English under Deutscher Wetterdienst here.

Allermoehe

Hamburg, GER

Organising Committee

Address :

2014 World Rowing Junior Championships OC
Allermöher Deich 36
21037 Hamburg
Germany

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