Lausanne, 27 May 2019

The World Rowing Federation, FISA, and the European Rowing Management Board, ERMB, welcomes media to the 2019 European Rowing Championships. This will be held in Lucerne Switzerland from 31 May – 2 June 2019.  

The European Rowing Championships is an annual event and sits on the rowing calendar in between World Rowing Cup I and World Rowing Cup II. This year nearly 600 athletes have registered from 36 nations.

The media guide designed specifically for this event is available here. It includes a Who to Watch for all boat classes, media information, a review of last year’s season, a look at this season so far. There’s also many useful statistics from past European Rowing Championships and the current World Best Times and European Best Times.

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

·         Entries and results

·         Race reports

·         Live race tracker for all races

·         Audio commentary 

·         Photos

·         Live blog

·         Medals table

Live video coverage will be available on the World Rowing website for all finals racing on Sunday 2 June.  

The racing draw will take place at 15:00 EEST on Thursday 30 May and will be live streamed on World Rowing’s Facebook page:

A selection of photos will be available for free usage through:

World Rowing also posts information on its social media channels. The official hashtag for the event is #ERChamps and #Lucerne2019. The official Twitter account of World Rowing is @WorldRowing. Instagram is @WorldRowingOfficial and Facebook is WorldRowing. World Rowing will provide updates, video, photos and short commentary via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. 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 information go to and for queries: