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2012 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta


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Olympic qualification wraps up for rowing

23/05/2012 - 19:17:00 CET

Last year on the waters of Lake Bled at the World Rowing Championships the quest to qualify for the 2012 London Olympic Games began.

London here we come

22/05/2012 - 21:05:00 CET

The Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland today named 18 boats for the 2012 London Olympic Games. Late afternoon finals on the Rotsee regatta course had 10 Olympic events race. For most of these races the top two would qualify but for two events, the women’s quadruple sculls and the men’s eight, just one boat would make it to the Olympics.

In cool and calm conditions the reason for calling this qualification regatta, the ‘regatta of death’ was clearly felt. Some crews rowed away from the finish line with shattered dreams, other crews celebrated like they had just won an Olympic medal.

Fighting to avoid elimination at Olympic Qualification Regatta

22/05/2012 - 12:20:00 CET

Semifinals at the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland came down to heartbreakingly close finishes and 100 per cent effort. Today rowers had to finish in the top three of their semifinal if they wanted to earn a position in the final and thus remain in contention for the 2012 Olympic Games. All other crews would be, in official speak, eliminated.

Timetable changes for Final Olympic Qualification Regatta

22/05/2012 - 08:54:00 CET

Due to concerns over expected weather conditions for Tuesday 22 May the schedule of racing has been adjusted.

First casualties at the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta

21/05/2012 - 19:07:00 CET

A last gasp chance for rowing crews signified today’s repechage races at the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland. Some would advance to the next round of racing while others would be out of Olympic qualification contention.

U.S. Crews Advance Sunday at 2012 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta

LUZERN, Switzerland – U.S. crews fared well overall on the first day of competition at the 2012 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland. Five of the six crews are headed to the finals, while the lightweight men’s four will have a second opportunity to advance in Monday’s repechage.

Australian crews enjoy positive start to regatta

21/05/2012

Three Australian crews have tasted victory in their respective heats at the 2012 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland.

NZ’s oldest international rower aiming for dream Paralympic regatta

21/05/2012 2:00:00p.m

Tirau adaptive rower Danny McBride will represent New Zealand in the adaptive single sculls at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London – the Paralympic Committee announced on Monday. McBride (42) secured his selection after excelling in a trial race held at Lake Karapiro over the same weekend as the recent Belgrade World Cup regatta..

Kiwi crews face uphill battle to qualify

21/05/2012 9:06:51a.m

Both New Zealand crews (Lightweight men's 4- and M8+) aiming to qualify at this week's Last Chance Qualifying regatta in Lucerne face uphill battles after failing to impress in their first races. There is just one Olympic qualifying position available in the men’s eight and the USA have been firmly focussed on not breaking with the tradition of having a men's eight at the Olympics.

 

The race begins for final Olympic positions

20/05/2012 - 20:28:00 CET

Touted as rowing’s ‘regatta of death’ the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta is not for the faint-hearted. It began today in Lucerne, Switzerland.

The race begins for final Olympic positions

20/05/2012 - 20:28:00 CET

Touted as rowing’s ‘regatta of death’ the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta is not for the faint-hearted. It began today in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Tripartite and additional places announced for 2012 Olympic Games

18/05/2012 - 17:43:00 CET

The IOC has allocated four single sculls into the Olympic regatta. Women scullers from Paraguay and Myanmar, and men single scullers from Niger and Monaco will race in the single sculls in London following the decision of the IOC’s Tripartite Commission.

Final opportunity for spots in the London Olympics

17/05/2012 - 20:49:00 CET

With the London 2012 Olympic Games just two and a half months away rowers are about to embark on their last chance to qualify for London at the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Big success for Belarus at Friendship Regatta

15/05/2012 - 17:31:00 CET

The 13th International Junior Friendship Regatta heralded the first international race for the brand new regatta course in Minsk, Belarus.

Entries are in for rowing’s Final Olympic Qualification Regatta, Lucerne (SUI)

09/05/2012 - 16:11:00 CET

The last chance for rowers to qualify for the 2012 London Olympic Games begins on 20 May 2012 in Lucerne, Switzerland with the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta.