Media Advisory: 2017 World Rowing Championships, Sarasota-Bradenton, (USA) media information
Lausanne, 15 September 2017
The World Rowing Federation, FISA, wishes to advise international media about information available for the 2017 World Rowing Championships, Sarasota-Bradenton, United States.
This is the main event of the 2017 season and it will take place from 24 September to 1 October 2017. The media guide is now available here. It includes a Who to Watch for all of the Olympic boat classes, a summary of the season so far, useful statistics from all major regattas and the current World Best Times, useful media information, all recent results and a rundown of top athletes of interest.
The World Rowing website, www.worldrowing.com will be the main channel containing:
· Entries, results, and related PDFs
· Race reports
· Live race tracker
· Audio commentary
· Live blog
The racing draw will take place 23 September at 3pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) and will be live streamed on World Rowing’s Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/WorldRowing
Live video coverage will be available on the World Rowing website for the semi-finals and A-finals. These begin on Thursday 28 September and go through to Sunday 1 October.
Photos will be available through: https://www.flickr.com/photos/worldrowingofficial
World Rowing also posts information on its social media channels. The official Twitter account of World Rowing is @WorldRowing. The official hashtag for the event is #WRChamps. World Rowing will provide updates, video, photos and short commentary via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @WorldRowingOfficial. Athletes and fans are encouraged to tweet messages of support using the official hashtag.
There will also be updates on our You Tube channel: www.youtube.com/WorldRowingFISA
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