"I love competition, I love racing and I love being with the guys"
Finals at the 2016 European Rowing Championships in Brandenburg, Germany had crews using their best technique to handle the cross-head wind conditions on the Beetzsee regatta course.
Under sunny skies these finals gave an indication of what the 2016 season would hold as some of the best European rowing nations tested their racing prowess - some for the first time this year. Crews had the added dimension of conditions described as 'dramatic' with comparisons being made to the 2003 World Rowing Junior Championships in Athens, Greece.
Finals day at the 2016 European Rowing Championships in Brandenburg, Germany is being rescheduled due to expected adverse weather conditions.
Quick questions with Aikaterini Nikolaidou
Greece's Aikaterini Nikolaidou is off to the Rio Olympics. She spent five minutes with World Rowing in between races in the women's double sculls at the European Rowing Championships.