Junior rowers record fast times at 2018 World Rowing Junior Championships
The 2018 World Rowing Junior Championships in Racice, Czech Republic was a picture of expectancy with the grandstand full of supporters from around the world and competitors trying to keep their nerves in tact as they prepared for their race.
There was a very small cross-head wind that came and went with a little bit of a bobble out on the water. Temperatures were mild under semi-cloudy skies.
A fabulous show of colour, excitement and anticipation signified the semifinals at the 2018 World Rowing Junior Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. Several junior World Best Times were recorded on the Racice regatta course.
The weather turned on great conditions with temperatures starting out in the low 20s Celsius and the water almost flat at the start of racing rising to a rather swift tail wind.
A large, colourful and enthusiastic crowd filled the grandstands at the 2018 World Rowing Junior Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. They came to see day two of heats with rowers aiming to qualify for the next round of racing. The water was completely flat with morning temperatures already in the high 20s degrees Celsius
A new junior World Best Time in the men's single sculls was the feature of the first day of racing at the 2018 World Rowing Junior Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. Clark Dean of the United States took over five seconds off the former best time in a stunning performance of sculling control.
With temperatures in the mid 30s Celsius, warm water and a slight tail breeze, conditions were looking good for fast times in this first day of heats.