Rowing sport is a boat racing sport which is mostly popular in Europe continent. This sport is water racing sport. In this sport oars are used to propel the boats in water. It is also played in American continent.
It is one of the ancient sports and it has been included in Olympic games since 1896. But due to bad weather it was cancelled in that particular year but in next Olympics that is in 1900.Women were allowed to participate in this sport in 1976 for the first time.
This particular sport has some eligibility criteria. Let us see the eligibility criteria.
World Rowing Championship shall be open to all competitors who are authorized to compete by their member federation and who are eligible under the relevant rules.
→One can represent his/her country in world championships but for that a competitor shall be a citizen of that country.
→He must be able to prove this by showing an official document (passport or identity card).
The Executive Committee may make exceptions in exceptional cases. According to article 56, rowers may only compete at the World Rowing Championships if they have submitted a signed commitment form. Each team official must have submitted a signed commitment form to FISA before accreditation may be issued at a FISA Event.
The 45th World Rowing Championships will be World Rowing Championships that will be held from 21 to 28 August 2016 at the Willem-Alexanderbaan in Rotterdam, Netherlands.It will be in conjunction with the World Junior Rowing Championships. Also there will be the world U23 Championships.The annual week-long rowing championship is organized by the FISA (the International Rowing Federation) and held at the end of the northern hemisphere summer.
Because the Summer Olympics 2016 will be the major rowing event in 2016, the schedule will remain limited to non-Olympic events, and the World Rowing Junior Championships will be held at the same time, and now also the World Rowing U23 Championships
Men (M): 2+
Women (W): 4-
Lightweight Men (LM): 1x, 2-, 4x
Lightweight Women (LW): 1x, 4x
These matches can watched Live Telecast on following TV channels