Last Chance for Olympic Rowing Qualification
The mens' single and lightweight men's double will be the most heavily contested events with 17 entries in each and only 3 Olympic spots available in the single and two in the lightweight double. In the men's eight, where only one qualification spot is still open, eight crews will do their utmost to finish first.
Regional qualification events took place around the world over the past year, with the primary qualification opportunity last year at the 2007 World Rowing Championships in
This regatta also features the last international adaptive rowing regatta before the Paralympic Games regatta from 9 to 11 September 2008. Although qualification for the Paralympic Games was finalised in
For the full list of entries and latest schedule please visit our website www.worldrowing.com or click here. The website will also provide an event by event preview, race reports and photo galleries during and after the regatta.
Media accreditation can be requested through the website (www.worldrowing.com > media centre > media information).
For more information
FISA media contact:
Marion Gallimore, Marketing and Communications Manager
Tel: +41 21 617 83 73 or direct +41 21 612 02 26, mobile +41 79 706 72 55
On site FISA press officer:
mobile: +41 79 414 02 36