Tokyo 2020 qualifiers and new World Champions at 2019 World Rowing Championships
The 2019 World Rowing Championships in Linz-Ottensheim, Austria wound up with the final round of finals. Perfect conditions greeted the athletes with flat water and a small tail wind. A large crowd at the finish line helped bring the athletes home for the 2000m of racing.
Today’s b-finals meant more qualifying spots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games at the 2019 World Rowing Championships in Linz-Ottensheim, Austria. The conditions were perfect with flat water and cloudy skies and mild temperatures.
You could see it on their faces. Winning medals at the 2019 World Rowing Championships showed the pride, the relief and the wonder of being assigned the best in the world.
The 2019 World Rowing Championships in Linz-Ottensheim is doubling as the Olympic and Paralympic Qualification. This meant that b-final racing (for spots 7 to 12) took on a new importance. Flat water with a small head-cross wind and hot temperatures was the formula today.