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Ebbesen and Karsten top 2011 best list

Tue, 20 Sep 11 17:07

A new name is at the top of the top 10 best male rowers for 2011. Eskild Ebbesen of Denmark has pushed Olaf Tufte of Norway off his perch. The status quo, however, remains in the women’s top 10 list.

Knapkova holds her own at European Championships

Sun, 18 Sep 11 16:38

As the blue riband events of the 2011 European Rowing Championships thundered down the course in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Mirka Knapkova of the Czech Republic was really the one to watch. Fresh from her win at the 2011 World Rowing Championships, she looked no less than supreme.

Gold medal haul for Greece at the European Championships

Sun, 18 Sep 11 14:45

The first champions were crowned this morning on the beautifully flat waters of Plovdiv Rowing Course at the 2011 European Championships, in Bulgaria. Greece proved to be the country to beat, wining three golds in quick succession, with Italy hot on their tails.

Cooler weather accompanied an ever-so-slight head-cross wind...

Silver not an option for Romanian eight

Sat, 17 Sep 11 14:33

The Romanian women’s eight has won the European Rowing Championship title for the last four years. The coxswain of the 2011 crew, Teodora Gidoiu, has steered the boat to victory for the last three of those years and she wants to take her crew to their fifth gold medal...

Plovdiv semifinals set the stage for the big day

Sat, 17 Sep 11 13:52

The 2011 European Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, continued under sunny, clear skies with barely a breath of wind. Today’s racing of semifinals decided the remaining boats that would make it through to tomorrow’s finals. In the blue riband women’s single sculls, recently crowned World Champion Mirka Knapkova of...

Rowing in Bulgaria: 2012 and beyond

Sat, 17 Sep 11 10:34

In recent history, Bulgaria was famous for rowing, predominantly for medals in women events. The country can boast three women’s Olympic medals as well as many World Rowing Championship medals. World Rowing talked with the Bulgarian national federation to find out a little bit more about the team’s goals in the lead-up to...

The birth of Plovdiv Regatta Course

Fri, 16 Sep 11 16:01

“She's an amazing professional and a unique architect. If you need to build, adapt or prepare a rowing course to meet all high standards, call Svetla! It is sufficient to mention that she designed the Olympic rowing courses in Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney, Athens, Beiijng, London and is consulted on all projects of Olympic bid...

The heat is on at the European Championships

Fri, 16 Sep 11 12:29

This is the sixth year of the reinstated European Rowing Championships and Plovdiv, Bulgaria is playing host. Today racing got under way on the Plovdiv international course which is best known for hosting the 1999 World Rowing Junior Championships when many junior World Best Times were set – some of them still remain unbeaten to this...

Who to Watch at the 2011 European Rowing Championships

Thu, 15 Sep 11 13:59

Memories of the World Rowing Championships may still be fresh, but racing has done a quick turn to Plovdiv, Bulgaria, for the 2011 European Rowing Championships. Plovdiv is welcoming international rowers back to their waters for the first time since the 1999 World Rowing Junior Championships. Read on to find out who to watch out for in the...