Media Advisory: Rowing at the 2018 European Championships, Glasgow (GBR)
Lausanne, 27 July 2018
The World Rowing Federation, FISA, wishes to advise international media about information available for the rowing regatta at the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow, Great Britain.
This year the European Rowing Championships has been integrated as part of the inaugural European Championships. This multi-sport event includes seven sports and for 2018 there are two host cities, Glasgow and Berlin. Rowing will be held at Strathclyde, just outside of Glasgow, from 2-5 August 2018.
The media guide is available here. It includes a Who to Watch for each boat class, media information, a review of the season so far and useful statistics on European Rowing.
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
Racing begins on Thursday 2 August at 9:30 BST with heats that will then progress through repechages, semifinals and finals that will take place on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August 2018. All four days of heats, reps., semifinals and finals will be live-streamed on www.worldrowing.com. The finals will be broadcast live (in full or in part) on at least 24 European television channels plus Eurosport.
Rowing 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 #ERChamps. 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 queries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rowing at the European Championships is open to the 46 European national rowing federations, including Israel. The programme consists of the 14 Olympic boat classes and three International boat classes (lightweight men’s and women’s single sculls and lightweight men’s quadruple sculls).