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Tue, 07 Aug


Račice, Czech Republic

2018 World Rowing Junior Championship

There will be an Irish team competing in the World Junior Rowing Championships in Račice this year... RSVP us who wants to go! More information:, and

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2018 World Rowing Junior Championship
2018 World Rowing Junior Championship

Time & Location

07 Aug 2018, 12:00 – 12 Aug 2018, 12:00

Račice, Czech Republic

About The Event


The rowing course in Racice was completed in 1986 having been built on a former sand quarry site.

The course dimensions are as follows:

Total length: 2 350 m

Width of main Canal: 130 m

The course can hold races of up to 2000 m and is equipped with the Albano system having a total of 8 lanes. In addition to the main race lanes, the course also has a separate 30 m wide 'return lane' from the finish to start line. The course is encircled by a 5 km road and the whole arena measures 73 hectares in total including towers for race umpires, boat house, hotel and administrative offices, large car park, boathouse, competitor changing room facilities and a capacity for 5000 spectators.

The facility has hosted the following events:

World Junior Rowing Championships 1986

World Rowing Championships 1993

World Rowing Masters Regatta 2002

Canoe Sprint World Cup 2004

European Canoe Sprint Championships Senior 2006

ICF World Championships Sprint Junior 2007

World Rowing Under 23 Championships 2009

ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 2009

1st ICF Masters Championship 2009

World Rowing Junior Championships 2010

ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 2011

ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 2013

European Junior Rowing Championships 2015

European Canoe Sprint Championships Senior 2015

European Rowing Championships 2017

The Račice venue is located close to the Czech capital Prague, which is only a 30 minute drive by motorway.

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