A new president for the Ugandan Rowing Federation and a clear vision has seen rowing progress in this landlocked East-Central African nation.
World Rowing’s video library is available to everyone. Have a look back through the archives and watch the final of the 2002 World Rowing Championships lightweight women’s double sculls. In the stroke seat of the winning Australian boat sat Amber Halliday. Halliday, a 22 year old, along with partner Sally Causby, had won the World Cup in Munich earlier in the season.
The World Rowing Championships may not have ended with a win for the German men’s eight but they are back on winning form following the E.ON Hanse Canal Cup in Rendsburg, Germany.
The World Rowing Rowing Federation (FISA) is pleased to announce that public nominations are now open for the 2013 World Rowing Awards.
A new IOC President has been elected at the 125th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Thomas Bach of Germany is the ninth President of the IOC.
On Saturday the International Olympic Committee attributed the 2020 Olympic Games to Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo proposes the Sea Forest Waterway, a new regatta course in Tokyo Bay, not far from Haneda Airport, only 15 minutes from the proposed site of the Olympic Village.
Ekaterina Karsten’s bronze medal at this year’s World Rowing Championships meant more than a podium celebration. The medal has put Belorussia’s Karsten back on top of World Rowing’s Top 10 Female Rowers for 2013.
FISA member federations elected Jean-Christophe Rolland of France as the future President of FISA on the first ballot at the 2013 Ordinary Congress in Chungju, Korea. Rolland received 117 of the 179 ballots cast. The required absolute majority was 90 votes. Candidates John Boultbee (AUS) and Tricia Smith (CAN) received 50 and 12 votes respectively.
30'000 spectators packed the grandstands at the Tangeum International Rowing Regatta venue in Chungju, Korea today. The total number of spectators for the eight days was a record 157'000. The final day of eight days of racing came to a close and a total of 27 World Championship titles were awarded at the 2013 World Rowing Championships.
The World Rowing Championships is the climax of the international rowing season. Hosted for the second time in Asia, the Tangeum International Rowing Regatta course in Chungju, Korea proved to be a hit both for the competitors and the spectators.
The sport of Rowing has been included on the International Olympic Committee Executive Board’s list of 25 sports that will be proposed to...