International Rowing




Juniors become World Champions and Eton is tested

Tue, 9 Aug 11 13:37

It was a test for the rowing regatta at the London 2012 Olympic Games. It was also a chance for the best juniors in the world to become World Champions.

High point of the year for rowing’s juniors

Sun, 7 Aug 11 11:49

The final day of the 2011 World Rowing Junior Championships in Eton Dorney, Great Britain was squashed into the morning after inclement weather was predicted for later in the day. This worked out well for the rowers who got to enjoy relatively flat water but had to deal with unpredictable cross-tail wind gusts.

Following on...

Fourteen-year-old superstar

Sun, 7 Aug 11 09:52

Mia Croonquist: 14 years old, 6 foot tall. Impressive stats. What’s more impressive – this is her first World Rowing Junior Championships, and she is World Champion. The fourteen-year-old is the youngest girl to ever compete for the American national team and has only been rowing for a year and a half.

4th time lucky: World Champion Lucy Grinalds

Sat, 6 Aug 11 18:27

Today, Lucy Grinalds of the United States of America was one of the first World Rowing Junior Champions, competing in the Junior Women's Four. This is her fourth year competing for her national squad at world level, and her first gold medal. Last year she finished second in the same event, this year she went one better. She talks to...

The buzz of success at World Juniors

Sat, 6 Aug 11 17:18

The 2011 World Rowing Junior Championships continued at Eton Dorney, Great Britain with six finals being contested today. Rowers sped along, enjoying tail wind conditions and mild temperatures. The rain held off, and the crowds littering the banks of the future 2012 Olympic Regatta venue enjoyed some tight, exciting finals. The Olympic hype...

Oh so close in Junior Championships semifinals

Sat, 6 Aug 11 15:14

The tailwind conditions at the 2011 World Rowing Junior Championships in Eton Dorney, Great Britain lent itself to fast qualifying times during today’s semifinal races. In front of a large and noisy crowd, six semifinal events were contested and the finish line judges had their work cut out for them as race after race finished with...

I'm not afraid of anybody...

Sat, 6 Aug 11 09:28

Enrico d’Aniello is the cox of the Italian junior men’s eight. This year in Eton will be the fourth World Rowing Junior Championships for the fifteen year old. The Italian junior men’s eight qualified for the A-Final on Saturday afternoon and this cox is looking forward to the race.

Medal-winning dreams for Chilean Junior

Fri, 5 Aug 11 16:22

Natalia Sánchez Rojas (JW1+, CHI) participates for the third time in the World Rowing Junior Championships. The fifteen-year-old girl is the current South American Junior Champion in the single and started rowing when she was 10 years old.

Semifinals on track at Junior Worlds

Fri, 5 Aug 11 13:09

For the British the day was simple to describe - glorious. The first round of semifinals got under way at the 2011 World Rowing Junior Championships in Eton Dorney, Great Britain in great conditions. Sunny, warm weather and a small tail wind that caused barely a ripple on the water was welcomed by the juniors competing in the semifinals of...

"This is my PhD in Rowing"

Thu, 4 Aug 11 15:27

World Rowing talked to Eva Kovach from the USA, OC Team volunteer for the Control Commission at the World Rowing Junior Championships in Eton.

Junior Championships taste Eton rain

Thu, 4 Aug 11 13:57

In a complete contrast to the first day of racing, the 2011 World Rowing Junior Championships in Eton, Great Britain endured a mixture of driving rain to an easing shower. Today saw 10 heats being contested in cross head-wind conditions, resulting in relatively slow times.

There was no doubt, however, that these are the best...

Top juniors test the waters at 2012 Olympic venue

Wed, 3 Aug 11 16:25

As chants of ‘Italia!’ and ‘Espana!’ rang out, the World Rowing Junior Championships were opened in exuberant style on Tuesday evening.

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