Lausanne, 6 May 2019

The World Rowing Federation, FISA, wishes to advise international media about the information available for the 2019 World Rowing Cup I in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

This is the opening event for the 2019 season and the first of three World Rowing Cups. It will take place from 10-12 May 2019.  The media guide is available here. It includes a Who to Watch for all boat classes, media information, a review of last year’s season, many useful statistics from all major regattas and the current World Best Times.

The World Rowing website, www.worldrowing.com 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 three days of the regatta starting at 09:30 EEST on Friday 10 May 2019.

The racing draw will take place at 15:00 EEST on Thursday 9 May and will be live streamed on World Rowing’s Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/WorldRowing

A selection of photos will be available through: https://www.flickr.com/photos/worldrowingofficial

World Rowing also posts information on its social media channels. The official hashtag for the event is #WRCPlovdiv or #Plovdiv2019. 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 www.Facebook.com/WorldRowing.

There will also be updates on our You Tube channel: www.youtube.com/WorldRowingFISA

For media information go to worldrowing.com/mediacenter and for queries:  media@fisa.org

World Rowing Cup series 2019:
World Rowing Cup I     10-12 May, Plovdiv, Bulgaria  
World Rowing Cup II   21-23 June, Poznan, Poland
World Rowing Cup III   12-14 July, Rotterdam, Netherlands