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2013 World Rowing Championships - Chungju

 

Fantastic final day at Chungju

01/09/2013 - 19:50:00 CET

30'000 spectators packed the grandstands at the Tangeum International Rowing Regatta venue in Chungju, Korea today. The total number of spectators for the eight days was a record 157'000. The final day of eight days of racing came to a close and a total of 27 World Championship titles were awarded at the 2013 World Rowing Championships.

Stunning climax to World Rowing Championships

01/09/2013 - 11:45:00 CET

The World Rowing Championships is the climax of the international rowing season. Hosted for the second time in Asia, the Tangeum International Rowing Regatta course in Chungju, Korea proved to be a hit both for the competitors and the spectators.

Diversity in the women’s double

01/09/2013 - 04:18:00 CET

On the last day of finals at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea the best women’s double scullers in the world will be racing for gold.

Record-setting day at World Rowing Championships

31/08/2013 - 21:46:00 CET

Winning the men's pair at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea put Hamish Bond and Eric Murray of New Zealand into the rowing record books. Sixteen consecutive wins for Bond and Murray has established a new record formerly held by Ekaterina Karsten of Belarus.

Murray and Bond set record in men's pair

31/08/2013 - 15:42:00 CET

All eyes were on the waters of Tangeum Lake for today’s finals at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea.

Seoul mates return to Korea – 25 years later

31/08/2013 - 13:43:00 CET

This time 25 years ago the eyes of the sporting world were firmly focused on Seoul, Korea for the 1988 Olympic Games.

Lightweight men's double - finding the edge

31/08/2013 - 04:49:00 CET

Looking for a nail-biter of a World Rowing Championship final?

Day two finals golden for Italy

30/08/2013 - 20:02:00 CET

In today's eight finals at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea, Italy finished with an impressive medal count with two golds, one silver and two bronze. Gold came in the men's coxed pair with Luca Parlato, Vincenzo Abbagnale and coxswain Enrico D'Aniello continuing Italy's winning tradition in this event.

Stephansen and Taupe-Traer show how to row the single

30/08/2013 - 16:29:00 CET

After yesterday’s storm the sun peaked out at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea. Today’s finals were raced on the Tangeum International Rowing Regatta course in slight head wind, balmy conditions with temperatures reaching into the high 20s degrees Celsius.

Friday's semifinals at World Rowing Championships

30/08/2013 - 14:20:00 CET

“Finish in the top three”. That would have been the instruction of coaches as these crews took to the water of the Tangeum International Rowing Regatta course for today’s semifinals.

Chungju: the center of Korea

30/08/2013 - 11:16:00 CET

Surrounded by mountains, in the middle of two rivers and at the exact mid-point of the Korean Peninsula, Chungju, meaning centre in Korean, has been aptly named. As the host of the 2013 World Rowing Championships athletes, fans, organisers and media have descended upon Tangeum Lake and are fortunate to soak up the history and culture of the region.

Press Release: FISA Congress Preview

29/08/2013 - 19:14:00 CET

The annual FISA Ordinary Congress will take place on Monday, 2 September following the completion of the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea.

Eight finals on Friday at World Rowing Championships

29/08/2013 - 18:08:00 CET

The second day of finals at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea will include eight events, ending with the lightweight men's eight as well as the women's four returning to the programme. There are four days of finals and the first day yesterday, Wednesday, included the five Para-Rowing finals.

Pressure cooker semifinals at World Champs

29/08/2013 - 10:59:00 CET

The water was mainly flat calm and the grandstands alive with spectators at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea. Today was the first round of semifinals and there was a definite feel of anticipation at the Tangeum International Rowing Regatta course.

Resurgence in the lightweight men’s single

29/08/2013 - 10:29:00 CET

The 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea has seen the resurgence of the lightweight men’s single sculls.

Rising standards mark World Best Times in Para-rowing finals

28/08/2013 - 16:49:00 CET

Racing a day early, the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea saw the first World Champions for 2013 crowned.

FISA anti-doping decision for US rowers

28/08/2013 - 10:24:00 CET

Two United States rowers have been cleared to race at the World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea following an anti-doping investigation.

Drysdale misses chance to defend World Champs title

28/08/2013 - 07:05:00 CET

The quarterfinals at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea signalled the end of the season for Olympic Champion Mahe Drysdale of New Zealand.

New World Champions expected in Para-rowing finals

27/08/2013 - 21:28:00 CET

Schedule changes due to a forecasted storm have brought the finals of the Para-rowing races forward by one day.

Forecasted storm leads to World Rowing Championships schedule changes

27/08/2013 - 19:31:00 CET

A forecasted storm has meant changes to the schedule at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea.

Joy and pain in last chance for crews at Chungju

27/08/2013 - 18:24:00 CET

Action continued at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea with athletes getting a second chance to advance to the next round of racing.

Floating road a boon for broadcasting at World Champs

27/08/2013 - 05:12:00 CET

Constructing a 2,000m, international standard, regatta course is no mean feat. The Tangeum Lake International Rowing Regatta venue in Chungju, Korea – home to the 2013 World Rowing Championships – includes a state-of-the-art floating road.

Para-rowers race World Championship heats

26/08/2013 - 15:53:00 CET

Para-rowers took to the water today for the heats at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea. The stand out performance went to Eric Horrie of Australia who, with relative ease, had the fastest qualifying time in the AS men’s single sculls. Horrie’s time of 4:48 was just three seconds outside of the World Best Time.

Crowd pleasers for day two heats at World Rowing Champs

26/08/2013 - 10:44:00 CET

Flat calm conditions on the Tangeum Lake regatta course greeted the best rowers in the world for day two of heats at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea.

Fireworks and fanfare marks opening of 2013 World Rowing Championships

26/08/2013 - 09:27:00 CET

The tone was set for the start of the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea with a glittering opening ceremony at the new Tangeum Lake International Rowing Regatta venue.

Attention...Go! for 2013 World Rowing Championships

25/08/2013 - 11:14:00 CET

The 2013 World Rowing Championships are under way in Chungju, Korea. Today’s racing included heats in ten boat classes with athletes enjoying cloudy, calm conditions on the Tangeum Lake International Rowing Regatta course.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon to attend World Rowing Championships Opening Ceremony

23/08/2013 - 12:34:00 CET

The opening ceremony of the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea will take place on Saturday evening, 24 August 2013 and will be honoured with the presence of the United Nations Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki Moon.

Success breeds success for an Austrian rowing renaissance

23/08/2013 - 10:49:00 CET

Nestled in Europe’s mainland is a small landlocked nation that eight and a half million people call their home. Boasting high mountains, diverse terrain and cold winter weather conditions, Austria, in sport, makes a name for itself mostly in those related to snow and ice.

Who to Watch: 2013 World Rowing Championships

22/08/2013 - 13:23:00 CET

Get ready for hot and humid conditions and hot and heady racing at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea.

Para-rowing preview for World Rowing Championships

21/08/2013 - 22:01:00 CET

Para-rowers are gearing up to compete at the World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea. This is the 12th time that Para-rowing, formerly called adaptive rowing, has competed at the World Rowing Championships and a total of 40 crews are competing from 17 countries.  This includes, for the first time, the LTA mixed coxed four (LTAMix4+).

Chungju feature: Manson and Arms - Geared up for World Rowing Championships

19/08/2013 - 10:34:00 CET

Sydney – Eton Dorney – Lucerne. The 2013 Samsung World Rowing Cup series went from one side of the globe to the other and took in two Olympic regatta courses on the journey.

Record entry for the World Rowing Championships

14/08/2013 - 15:49:00 CET

A record 73 nations have entered the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea. The previous best was 68 nations at the 2011 World Rowing Championships in Bled, Slovenia. This record number of countries has boosted athlete participation to 948 athletes in 384 boats for the premier event of the World Rowing season.

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