Rowing Euro in Pictures - Day 1

After a long 56 years, the European Rowing Championship went to the Czech Republic. And the very first day there was plenty to watch. Directly on the rowing channel, but also outside of it. Czech fans delighted with the Sovereign Ondřej Synek with his sovereign progress to the semifinals. But we could also look behind the scenes at the upcoming battles for European precious details. See also...

 

Ondřej Synek played the role of a favorite and he safely advanced from his preliminary race ...

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Just before the start ...

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PhotographePhotographers are alert ...

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Behind the scenes of the ERC ...

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Trocha veslařské romantiky...

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In the saddle of a training bicycle with a smile ...

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Nobody can do it for us. Lenka Antošová and Kristýna Fleissnerová in action ...

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A time for some hand work ...

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The channel in Račice grew beautiful ...

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Ladies in action...

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Advertising for rowing ...

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„I remember feeling bad for the crews we rowed against. I knew how hard we had trained. I knew before they did, they would lose this race.“
Bob Valerian

Venue Features

Technical Parameters of Regatta Course
  • Total length of the artificial water course is 2,350 m
  • Total width is 130 m
  • Depth of the course is about 3.5 m
  • The return lane – 30 m width
  • 8 lanes of 12.5 m width
  • Total area of regatta course is 73 hectares
  • Asphalt road circling the channel
  • Constant water level kept by water filling if necessary
  • 6 pontoons
Finish Tower
  • Provides the perfect conditions for all activities connected with race operations
  • Total area of 600 m2
  • Operations Centre
  • Jury
  • Judges
  • VIP meeting room with observation deck on the top floor
Spectator’s Area
  • Grandstands for 5,000 spectators
  • Parking area for several thousand cars
  • Food and beverage sales points
  • Information services (including a souvenir programme and daily results and start list summaries, giant TV monitor)
  • Merchandising and marketplace
  • Medical services
  • Banking services
  • Grandstand with wheelchair access
  • Ceremonies in front of grandstands