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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.


The events offered at the 2015 World Rowing Junior Championships are:

 Men (JM)  1x  2x  2-  4-  4x  4+  8+
 Women (JW)  1x  2x  2-  4-  4x  8+

The events offered at the 2015 European Rowing Junior Championships are:

 Men (JM)  1x  2x  2-  4-  4x  4+  8+
 Women (JW)  1x  2x  2-  4-  4x  8+


Rio de Janeiro is located at the Southeast Region of Brazil. It is the second largest city in Brazil and the 26th largest in the world. Rio is the most visited city in the southern hemisphere and is known for its breathtaking landmarks, amazing landscapes and for the unique spirit of its people. The population of Brazil is 203,429,773 (July 2011 est.) with approximately 6.1 million living in Rio de Janeiro.


Full information available here: Bringing boats to Rio de Janeiro - Pre-Games information for National Federations

Teams transporting boats to Rio de Janeiro for the Championships, which is also the Test Event for the 2016 Olympic Games rowing regatta, are entitled to the exemption on import taxes that applies to equipment brought into Brazil for “Pre-Games Training”. The attached document explains the process that must be followed in order to be receive the exemption. Note that the National Federation must be represented in this process by its National Olympic Committee (NOC). Any questions should be directed via the NOC to the Rio 2016 NOC Services team at .

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Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

Rio de Janeiro, BRA

Organising Committee

Address :

Rua Ulysses Guimaraes 2016,
Cidade Nova,
20211-225 Rio de Janerio,

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