The 14th World University Championships (WUC) in Rowing start today on Lake Malta iin Pozsan, Poland hosted by the International University Sports Administration, FISU.The technical meeting was held last night for the random draw, race schedule and rules of competition.
Twenty six countries were represented at the opening ceremonies with one athlete from each country having a place in the parade. The first World Student Games were held in Paris hosted by FISU in May 1923. The first FISU World University Championships were held in Lund, Sweden in 1963. Rowing became a World University Championship sport in 1984 at the games in Milan, Italy. This year athletes compete in 37 sports ranging from handball, chess, canoe sprint and bridge.
Racing will start at 10am on the 2000m course. One boat from each country will compete in the following events: M1x, M2x, M2-, M4-, M8+, LM1x, LM2x, LM4-, W1x, W2x, W2-, W4-, LW1x and LW2x.
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For live results check HERE.