Following the postponement of the European Rowing events as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the review of postponement options available for staging these events has continued. The ERB and the OCs are doing their best to provide competition opportunities for European rowers but keeping a close look on the overall health situation for the safety and health of the rowers.
After consultation with key stakeholders, including surveys of member federations, below are the new dates for the 2020 European Rowing Under 23 Championships :
The 2020 European Rowing Under 23 Championships, Duisburg, Germany will take place on the originally planned dates 5 to 6 September 2020, no change is possible.
Logistics Information for Teams:
. Accommodation booking deadline: 15 May
. Accommodation cancellation deadline (with no penalties): 31 May
. Accommodation Contact: email@example.com
The ERB and the Duisburg OC have set 30 May 2020 as a deadline for a final staging decision after assessing the latest status of the COVID-19 situation.
All European Member National Federations plus Israel shall be eligible to compete in the European Rowing Under 23 Championships. An athlete must present a valid passport from the country for which he wishes to compete (as per FISA rules). A rower may compete in an Under 23 rowing event until 31st of December of the year in which he/she reaches the age of 22.
The following events are offered at the 2020 European Rowing Under 23 Championships:
Under 23 Men (BM): 1x, 2x, 2-, 4x, 4-, 4+, 8+
Under 23 Women (BW): 1x, 2x, 2-, 4x, 4-, 4+, 8+
Under 23 Lightweight Men (BLM): 1x, 2-, 2x, 4x
Under 23 Lightweight Women (BLW): 1x, 2-, 2x, 4x
FISA EVENT SAFEGUARDING OFFICER : EVA SZANTO
All rowers, entourage, coaches, volunteers, and staff have a right to participate and work in a non-violent, safe and respectful environment. Behaviour and actions that constitute harassment and abuse shall not be tolerated. If you have concerns regarding harassment and abuse whilst you are at this World Rowing event, please contact the FISA Event Safeguarding Officer for this event – Eva Szanto - during the event, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THE VENUE
Duisburg is a city in the northwestern German state North Rhine-Westphalia. It lies on the confluence of the Rhine and the Ruhr rivers and is the 15th largest city in Germany. The Sports Park Duisburg has previously hosted the following World Rowing events;
- 1983 World Rowing Championships
- 1991 World Rowing Cup III
- 1993 World Rowing Cup I
- 1994 World Rowing Cup I
- 2001 World Rowing Junior Championships
- 2012 World Rowing Masters Regatta