World Rowing, in partnership with Concept2, USRowing and the Erg Sprints organising committee of Alexandria, Virginia, USA, are pleased to announce the first World Rowing Indoor Championships to be staged in Alexandria from 17 to 18 February 2018.
The partnership follows on from the successful staging of indoor rowing at the 2017 World Games in Wroclaw, Poland and is in recognition of the tremendous growth and development of indoor rowing as a full discipline within the sport of rowing.
Indoor rowing has long since been more than a training tool for on-water rowers, and indoor rowing machines can now be found in fitness gyms, rehabilitation clinics, schools, universities and CrossFit facilities all around the world. The first indoor rowing race took place in 1982, and since then the sport has continued to grow, with hundreds of races taking place worldwide each year.
The championships in Alexandria will combine certain World Rowing Indoor Championship events with their annual Erg Sprints. For more information about the event : https://ergsprints.com/
Entry Deadline: 31 January, 2018
Please submit your entries at: https://ergsprints.com/
All 2018 World Rowing Indoor Championships event would be raced over a distance of 2000m.
OPEN : M, LM, W, LW
PARA : PR1 M, PR2 M, PR3 M, PR1 W, PR2 W, PR3 W
UNDER 23: M, LM, W, LW
JUNIORS: M, LM, W, LW
MASTERS: Age Categories as below
30-39: W, M, LW, LM
40-49 W, M, LW, LM
50-54 W, M, LW, LM
55-59 W, M, LW, LM
60-64 W, M, LW, LM
65-69 W, M, LW, LM
70-74 W, M, LW, LM
75-79 W, M, LW, LM
80-84 W, M, LW, LM
85-89 W, M, LW, LM
90-94 W, M, LW, LM
95-99 W, M, LW, LM
INFORMATION FOR PARA ATHLETES
1. There is no time standard that has to be met in order to enter any para event in Alexandria.
2. The 2K Para Event is a World Rowing Indoor Championships open event(no age group recognition), has no weight categories, recognizes two genders and the three main FISA sport classes of PR1, PR2 and overall PR3.(it does not recognize any PR3 sub categories). All 2K para event competitors must be FISA classified to enter this event.
3. If you want to be FISA classified for this event you must contact FISA immediately to complete the process in time for the race. Send your immediate request to the FISA classification team at: firstname.lastname@example.org