The 2019 World Rowing Championships will be held August 25-September 1 in Linz Ottensheim, Austria.
The regatta course was constructed on an arm of the Danube in early 1972 before a lock and hydro-electric station was built. The extension to eight lanes was completed in 2006. Since 1972, international rowing regattas, as well as the Austrian Rowing Championships, have taken place there regularly.
The venue hosted the World Rowing Junior Championships in 1998, World Rowing Junior and Senior Non-Olympic Championships in 2008, 2013 World Rowing Under 23 Championships and 2018 World Rowing Cup II.
This eight-day regatta is open to all competitors who are authorized to compete by their member federation. Events include the men’s and women’s single sculls, lightweight single sculls, double sculls, lightweight double sculls, quadruple sculls, lightweight quadruple sculls, pair, lightweight pair, four, eight, PR1 single sculls, PR2 single sculls, and PR3 pair, in addition to the mixed PR2 double sculls, PR3 double sculls and PR3 four with coxswain.
Information can be found on World Rowing’s website by clicking here.
The LOC’s official website can be found by clicking here.