Lausanne, 9  February 2018

The World Rowing Federation, FISA, wishes to advise international media that accreditation is now open for the 2018 World Rowing regatta season.

This season includes:

·         European Rowing Junior Championships              26-27 May                           Gravelines, FRA

·         World Rowing Cup I                                                  1-3 June                               Belgrade, SRB   

·         World Rowing Cup II                                                  21-24 June                          Linz-Ottensheim, AUT

·         World Rowing Cup III                                                 13-15 July                            Lucerne, SUI

·         World Rowing Under 23 Championships                 25-29 July                           Poznan, POL

·         European Championships – rowing                         2-5 August                          Glasgow, GBR

·         World Rowing Junior Championships                     8-12 August                        Racice, CZE

·         European Rowing Under 23 Championships          1-2 September                    Brest, BLR

·         World Rowing Championships                                 9-16 September                  Plovdiv, BUL      

·         World Rowing Masters Regatta                                27-30 September                Sarasota-Bradenton, USA

·         World Rowing Coastal Championships                  11-14 October                   TBD

This year will see a consolidation of crews and the return of some athletes who took time off after the 2016 Olympic Games. The European Rowing Junior Championships will act as one of the final qualification regattas for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, YOG.

Both World Rowing Cup I and World Rowing Cup II will include para-rowing with World Rowing Cup II starting a day early to allow for the early rounds of para-rowing. This will be the second year of para-rowing racing over the distance of 2000m.

The 2018 European Championships will include rowing and accreditation will be through the local organisers. The website: https://www.glasgow2018.com/

At all World Rowing regattas a fully equipped media centre will be available.

The World Rowing website, www.worldrowing.com,  is the main communications channel for rowing related information including; event dedicated page, entries, results and related advisories, race reports, live race tracker, audio commentary, photos, feature stories, athlete biographies and live blog and at most events live streaming.

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To apply for media accreditation, please fill in the corresponding form found on the World Rowing website: www.worldrowing.com/mediacenter

For media accreditation queries:  media@fisa.org