New World Champions in rowing crowned in Plovdiv
The final day of racing at the 2018 World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria proved to be one of the best with the World Best Time standards being rewritten in the para singles and Borch and Puspure showing the way in the singles.
A freshness was in the air as tail wind headed down the Plovdiv regatta course with rowers dealing with bumpy water and some gusts. This meant the racing lanes changed so that the best crews raced closer to the grandstands. Temperatures moved into the mid to high 20s Celsius on this late summer day.
Finals at the 2018 World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria continued including the men’s and women’s pair featuring some of the stars of rowing.
The rowers got to enjoy flat calm conditions on the Plovdiv regatta course under sunny skies with temperatures rising into the high 20s degrees Celsius as the day of racing continuing. Watching from the sidelines was president of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach.
Finals were spread over three days at the 2018 World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria and they began today with a mix of para-rowing and lightweight rowing boat classes.
The 2018 World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria continued with a series of upsets in the semifinals that saw reigning World Champions overtaken.