As part of the effort to further encourage the development of young talent, this past year saw the inauguration of the European Rowing Under-23 Championships as well as the adoption, in view of 2018, of full gender equality at the World Rowing Under-23 Championships.

World Rowing looks back at the year that was underd-23 rowing.

2017 World Rowing Under 23 Championships, Plovdiv, Bulgaria © Igor Meijer

 

2017 World Rowing Under 23 Championships

Where and when… 19-23 July in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Number of competitors…
837
Number of participating nations…
53
Number of medalling nations…
28
Nation with the highest number of participants…
Germany and the United States (each with 21 crews and 69 athletes)
Most medalled nation…
Italy with 10 medals (five gold, three silver and two bronze medals)
Number of events on programme… 21
Event with highest number of entries…
the lightweight men’s single sculls (BLM1x) with 34 boats

Number of events planned on programme in 2018… 22, reaching full gender equality, read about it here

Number of new Under 23 World Best Times set in 2017… 10. Details here.

  •         BLM1x set by Brazil at 6:46.34
  •         BLW1x set by the Netherlands at 07:28.34
  •         BM2- set by France at 06:20.06
  •         BLM2x set by Italy at 06:13.62
  • ·        BM2x set by Lithuania at 06:07.57
  • ·        BM4- set by Australia at 05:44.38
  • ·         BW4- set by the Netherlands at 06:26.62
  • ·         BLW4x set by Italy at 06:25.96
  • ·         BLM4x set by Switzerland at 05:47.26
  • ·         BM8+ set by the Netherlands at 05:23.75
  • BW8+ set by Canada at 6:00.13

Full results… http://www.worldrowing.com/events/2017-world-rowing-under-23-championships/schedule-results

Photos and videos… http://www.worldrowing.com/events/2017-world-rowing-under-23-championships/photos-videos

More under-23 news... http://www.worldrowing.com/news/filter/community/under23

Next edition… 2018 World Rowing Under 23 Championships from 25 to 29 July in Poznan, Poland.

World Rowing Under-23 Facebook Page… https://www.facebook.com/worldrowingunder23/

Women's four, Romania, European Rowing Under 23 Championships, Kruszwica, Poland © Detlev Seyb/myrowingphoto.com

 

2017 European Rowing Under-23 Championships

When and where? 2-3 September in Kruszwica, Poland
Most medalled nation…
Romania (7 gold medals, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
Number of medalling nations…
27
Number of events on programme…
21
Event with the highest number of entries…
the men’s single sculls (BM1x) with 18 boats lining up

More information… here.

Detailed results… here. 

Next edition… 2018 European Rowing Under 23 Championships from 1-2 September in Brest, Belarus.

World Rowing Under-23 Facebook Page… https://www.facebook.com/worldrowingunder23/