Lausanne, 28 April 2017

The World Rowing Federation, FISA, wishes to advise international media about the information available for the 2017 World Rowing Cup I in Belgrade, Serbia.

This is the first World Rowing Cup of the 2017 season in the series of three and it will take place from 5-7 May 2017. The media guide is now available here. It includes a Who to Watch for all of the Olympic boat classes, media information, last year’s season review and useful statistics.

The World Rowing website, will be the main channel containing:

·         Entries, results, and related PDFs

·         Race reports

·         Live race tracker

·         Audio commentary 

·         Photos

·         Live blog

Live video coverage will be available on the website for the Olympic boat class A-finals plus the lightweight men’s single sculls and the women’s four. These begin at 11:33 on Sunday 7 May, 2017.

Photos will be available through:

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 #WRCBelgrade or #WorldCup. 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.

The official Facebook page is

There will also be updates on our You Tube channel:

For media accreditation queries:

World Rowing Cup series 2017:
World Rowing Cup I     5-7 May   Belgrade, SRB   
World Rowing Cup II   16-18 June   Poznan, POL
World Rowing Cup III   7-9 July  Lucerne, SUI