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The Paralympic Games: London 2012


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    PRESS RELEASE: China tops medals table at second ever Paralympic Rowing Regatta

    02/09/2012 - 18:17:00 CET

    On the third and final day of racing at the 2012 Paralympic Rowing Regatta, China topped the medals table, winning gold in two of the four Paralympic boat classes on the Eton Dorney regatta course.

    Dorney roar signals Paralympic rowing finals

    02/09/2012 - 13:19:00 CET

    In front of a capacity, 11,000 crowd, the finals for the London 2012 Paralympic Games saw adaptive rowing step up to a new level. In the pinnacle of adaptive rowing events, the Paralympic Games, medals in the four boats classes saw some of the best racing ever witnessed in this sport.

    The LTA mixed coxed four: Germany versus Great Britain

    02/09/2012 - 10:46:00 CET

    Germany have thrown down the gauntlet, and it is up to Great Britain to answer it.

    PRESS RELEASE: World Best Times tumble at Paralympic Rowing Regatta

    01/09/2012 - 18:52:00 CET

    On the first two days of racing at the 2012 Paralympic Rowing Regatta in Eton Dorney, Great Britain, crews aimed to qualify for the A-finals taking place tomorrow, Sunday 2 September.

    Rivalry – the TA mixed double sculls

    01/09/2012 - 18:17:00 CET

    In what is heralded by most rowers here as the most competitive adaptive regatta ever, the rivalry in all boat classes has seriously stepped up a notch at Eton Dorney, where the second ever Paralympic Rowing Regatta is being held.

    Supremacy - the unbeaten AS single scullers

    01/09/2012 - 13:35:00 CET

    Both Tom Aggar of Great Britain and Alla Lysenko of Ukraine have won every race they have contested in the AS single sculls. They are unbeaten.

    Second chance to make it to Paralympic rowing finals

    01/09/2012 - 12:15:00 CET

    Rowers returned to the waters of Eton Dorney for a second chance to make it through to the final at the London 2012 Paralympic Rowing Regatta. Today’s repechages included rowers who had missed out on qualifying for the final in yesterday’s heats. In each of the four events there were two repechages with the top two in each race earning a spot in Sunday’s final.

    World Best Times tumble in Paralympic rowing heats

    31/08/2012 - 12:03:00 CET

    A stunning performance by adaptive rowing newcomer, Cheng Huang of China saw a new World Best Time being set during the heats on day one of racing at the the London 2012 Paralympic Rowing Regatta.

    Paralympic Games: LTA mixed coxed four preview

    31/08/2012 - 09:59:00 CET

    The LTA mixed coxed four is the sole sweep boat in adaptive rowing and 12 countries will be racing in it at the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Eton Dorney.

    Classifying Paralympic rowers

    30/08/2012 - 17:36:00 CET

    Behind the scenes, technical and medical classifiers work hard to ensure rowers competing at the Paralympic Rowing Regatta are entered in the correct category. World Rowing spoke to Judy Morrison, a member of FISA’s Adaptive Rowing Commission, who is the Chief Classifier at this regatta.

    Paralympic Games: TA mixed double sculls preview

    30/08/2012 - 16:09:00 CET

    When adaptive rowing burst onto the Paralympic scene for the first time in Beijing in 2008 the Chinese duo of Yangiing Zhou and Zilong Shan won the inaugural gold medal.

    Press Release: Paralympic Games rowing entries released

    27/08/2012 - 23:52:00 CET

    The entries for the London 2012 Paralympic Games Rowing Regatta have been released. A total of 23 countries will be represented by 108 Paralympic rowers competing in one of the four Paralympic boat classes.

    Paralympic Games: AS women’s single sculls preview

    27/08/2012 - 04:10:00 CET

    Alla Lysenko of Ukraine, Natalie Benoit of France and Israel’s Moran Samuel are a few names prevalent in the AS women’s single sculls at the 2012 Paralympic Games Rowing Regatta in Eton Dorney, London.

    Paralympic Games: AS men’s single sculls preview

    23/08/2012 - 15:13:00 CET

    As the clock ticks down to the second Paralympic Rowing Regatta ever, 12 AS men’s single sculls are preparing to line up against each other at Eton-Dorney Lake in Great Britain in pursuit of an Olympic medal.





    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.