World Rowing Championships 2015

World Rowing Championships 2015 event takes place at the historic Aiguebelette, France from 30th August to 6th September , which attracts the top international players in the world. Nearly 1000 participants from 60 countries in 27 events will take a part in World Rowing Championships, including five para-rowing events.

The World Championships event consists of fast racing as well as many other activities, which include musical performances and sports-related activities around the race course to attract both Dutch and international guests. Finally, AEGON Fanzone, where public and participants can come together for more celebrations.

2015 Facts

Venue Lac d'Aiguebelette
Location Aiguebelette, France
Dates 30 August – 6 September
Competitors 1300 from 77 nations

Fans can buy tickets for World Rowing Championships which starts from August 24th to 31st and finals from August 28th to 31st, 2014 and final weekend from August 30th to 31st.

History

2014 world rowing championship in Amsterdam is the 45th rowing event. In 1962, the first World Rowing Championships were held at Lucerne.

The 1977 World rowing championship was also held at the Bosbaan. In that year, East German rowers won 11 out of 18 events and Netherlands won one silver and bronze medals.

World Rowing Championships initially held for every 4 years but have been held every year since 1974. Non-Olympic Championships events are held for athletes in Olympic years.

After two years, the world Championships 2014 are going to be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands will again host a global rowing event for non-Olympic events.

Venues

Ed. Year City Country Date
1. 1962 Lucerne
Rotsee
Switzerland  
2. 1966 Bled
Lake Bled
Yugoslavia  
3. 1970 St. Catharines
Martindale Pond
Canada  
4. 1974 Lucerne
Rotsee
Switzerland  
5. 1975 Nottingham
Holme Pierrepont
Great Britain  
6. 1977 Amsterdam
Bosbaan
Netherlands  
7. 1978 Hamilton
Lake Karapiro
New Zealand  
8. 1979 Bled
Lake Bled
Yugoslavia September 3 – September 9
9. 1980 Hazewinkel Belgium  
10. 1981 Munich
Oberschleißheim
Germany  
11. 1982 Lucerne
Rotsee
 Switzerland  
12. 1983 Duisburg Germany  
13. 1984 Montreal
Île Notre-Dame
Canada  
14. 1985 Hazewinkel Belgium  
15. 1986 Nottingham
Holme Pierrepont
Great Britain  
16. 1987 Copenhagen Denmark  
17. 1988 Milan Italy  
18. 1989 Bled
Lake Bled
Yugoslavia September 3 – September 10
19. 1990 Tasmania
Lake Barrington
Australia October 24 – November 4
20. 1991 Vienna Austria August 24August 25
21. 1992 Montreal
Île Notre-Dame
Canada  
22. 1993 Račice
Roudnice
Czech Republic May 8 – May 9
23. 1994 Indianapolis
Eagle Creek Park
United States September 17September 18
24. 1995 Tampere
Kaukajaervi
Finland August 25August 27
25. 1996 Motherwell
Strathclyde Country Park
Great Britain August 5 – August 11
26. 1997 Aiguebelette France August 31 – September 7
27. 1998 Cologne
Fuehlingen
Germany September 6 – September 13
28. 1999 St. Catharines
Martindale Pond
Canada August 22August 29
29. 2000 Zagreb
Jarun
Croatia August 1 – August 6
30. 2001 Lucerne
Rotsee
 Switzerland August 19 – August 26
31. 2002 Seville
Guadalquivir
Spain September 15September 22
32. 2003 Milan
Idroscalo
Italy August 24August 31
33. 2004 Banyoles
Lake of Banyoles
Spain July 27 – August 1
34. 2005 Kaizu, Gifu
Nagaragawa International Regatta Course
Japan August 29 – September 4
35. 2006 Dorney
Dorney Lake
Great Britain August 20 – August 27
36. 2007 Munich
Oberschleißheim
Germany August 26 – September 2
37. 2008 Ottensheim Austria July 20 – July 27
38. 2009 Poznań
Lake Malta
Poland August 23August 30
39. 2010 Hamilton
Lake Karapiro
New Zealand October 29 – November 7
40. 2011 Bled
Lake Bled
Slovenia August 28 – September 4
41. 2012 Plovdiv Bulgaria August 15 – August 19
42. 2013 Chungju
Tangeum Lake
South Korea August 25 – September 1
43. 2014 Amsterdam
Bosbaan
Netherlands August 24August 31
44. 2015 Aiguebelette
Lac d'Aiguebelette
France August 30 – September 6
45. 2016 Rotterdam
Willem-Alexanderbaan
Netherlands August 28
46. 2017 Sarasota
Nathan Benderson Park
United States  
47. 2018 Plovdiv Bulgaria  

Multiple Medal List

Athlete Nation Born Gold Silver Bronze Total
Daniele Gilardoni Italy 1976 11 1 1 13
Matthew Pinsent Great Britain 1970 10 0 2 12
Steve Redgrave Great Britain 1962 9 2 1 12
Franco Sancassani Italy 1974 9 2 1 12
Francesco Esposito Italy 1955 9 1 1 11
Giuseppe Di Capua Italy 1958 8 3 1 12
Andrea Re Italy 1963 8 1 2 11