The following Para Rowing Events are offered at the EOPQR:
PR1 men’s single sculls: PR1M1x
PR1 women’s single sculls: PR1W1x
The following Olympic Events are offered at the EOPQR:
Men (M): 1x
Women (W): 1x
Lightweight Men (LM): 2x
Lightweight Women (LW): 2x
Para rowing classification for athletes with a physical impairment will be offered at European Paralympic Qualification Regatta (Varese, ITA). Athletes who want to get classified and take part in the European Rowing Championships in Varese, ITA, will have the opportunity to do so at the preceding European Olympic & Paralympic Qualification Regatta.
ELIGIBILITY AND QUALIFICATION
Information on the qualification rules including eligibility for the Olympic Games in Tokyo can be found here
Information on the qualification rules including eligibility for the Paralympic Games in Tokyo can be found here
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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