Capping off the World Rowing Cup season
Anticipation was in the air as crowds gathered lakeside for finals day at World Rowing Cup III in Lucerne, Switzerland. This was a the day the Sinkovic brothers would go after their first medal in the men’s pair and the French lightweight men’s double would aim to continue their unbroken winning streak. The water was flat, temperatures were mild and a slight drizzle could be seen.
The first finals at World Rowing Cup III in Lucerne, Switzerland took to the water on Saturday afternoon under completely flat water conditions and hot temperatures that cooled as the day went on. Two new World Cup Best Times were set - Italy doing it in the lightweight men's quadruple sculls and the Australians making it happen in the lightweight women's quadruple sculls.
The Rotsee regatta course in Lucerne, Switzerland welcomed the world’s top rowers back to race in today’s semifinals. This was the last chance for these rowers to earn a spot in the final and race paces picked up in anticipation.
The third and final World Rowing Cup of the 2017 season started off with perfect conditions in Lucerne, Switzerland. Flat water and mild temperatures under slightly cloudy skies greeted the rowers in one of the favourite rowing spots in the world. Croatia’s Martin and Valent Sinkovic made their debut in the men’s pair and showed the change from sculling to sweep was not a problem. Read on for more racing coverage.