2008 Rowing World Cup Concludes Next Week in Poznan, Poland
Differing approaches to Olympic preparation is evident by the entries at the Poznan Rowing World Cup. Some coaches have chosen this regatta as an important lead up to
There will be 13 of the 14 Olympic boat classes raced at this event, with a few potential showdowns in the offing. Mahe Drysdale will take on
After a complete restructure of the German men's eight, all eyes will be on how the new line up performs against the ever improving
This regatta will be the chance for
This Rowing World Cup series has particularly high stakes for crews heading into the Olympic Games as results from these three regattas, along with last year's World Rowing Championship rankings, will be taken into consideration by FISA's seeding committee when placing boats in heats for the Olympic Regatta.
For the full list of entries, by event and by nation, 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.
The Rowing World Cup series will be televised and streamed live through World Rowing's partner website www.wcsn.com. This service can be accessed through www.worldrowing.com. As usual, the live race viewer and live audio streaming of the race commentary will be available throughout the whole regatta.
The Rowing World Cup series was launched in 1997 and includes all 14 Olympic boat classes. The overall Rowing World Cup champions are determined after a series of three regattas.
Media accreditation can be requested through the website (www.worldrowing.com > media > media accreditation).
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:
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