The FISA Executive Committee, the Italian Rowing Federation, the City of Varese, and the Varese OC have decided to cancel the European Olympic and Paralympic Qualification Regatta (27 to 29 April 2020) in Varese.
Teams with accommodation/logistics queries should email the OC directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
The FISA Development Programme training camp that was scheduled to take place in Varese (19 to 26 April 2020) has also been cancelled.
The options for relocating these qualification opportunities for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games are being discussed with other OCs as well as the IOC and the IPC.
The options for the FISA Development Programme / Olympic Solidarity Training Camps will be announced following the decision on relocation of qualification opportunities.
FISA is in close contact with the OCs in Lucerne, Belgrade and Poznan to understand the positions and actions of their government authorities as it relates to upcoming World Rowing and European Rowing events.
Updated information on the above will be announced by Tuesday 17 March 2020.
Any queries on Olympic or Paralympic qualification should be sent to email@example.com.
Men (M): 1x
Women (W): 1x
Lightweight Men (LM): 2x
Lightweight Women (LW): 2x
Para Rowing: PR1 M1x and PR1 W1x
- Physical classification - Yes
- Visual classification - No
- Date of classification - 26 April 2020
- Classification documentation deadline - 12 March 2020
FISA EVENT SAFEGUARDING OFFICER : PAOLA GRIZETTI
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 – Paola Grizetti - during the event, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THE VENUE
Varese is located in the Northern part of Italy, 55km north of Milan. The town lies at the foot of the Campo dei Fiori mountain range overlooking Lake Varese. It has a population of approximately 80,000.
Lake Varese, is 8.8 km long and 4.5 km wide.
It has hosted the Coupe de la Jeunesse in 2007, 2012 European Rowing Championships and 2013 World Rowing Masters Regatta, the 2014 World Rowing Under 23 Championships, the 2015World Rowing Cup II and the 2016 World Rowing Cup I.
Lake Varese has been part of Natura 2000 . This is the European Union’s large system of protected areas, which safeguard rare or endangered species and habitats.
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