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The World Rowing Federation (FISA) has taken the decision to attribute its 2022 World Championships to Racice in the Czech Republic after initial bids for the event failed to meet its guidelines.
The World Rowing Federation (FISA) is to hold its first Indoor World Championships next year as part of plans to capitalise on the growing interest in the discipline.
Jean-Christophe Rolland has been re-elected as president of the World Rowing Federation (FISA), while it has been announced that Bled and Shanghai will host the sport’s World Championships in 2020 and 2021, respectively.
The World Rowing Championships will go ahead as planned in the US state of Florida later this month after organisers said Hurricane Irma caused limited damage in the Sarasota-Bradenton area, where the event is due to be staged.
Organisers of the European Championships have announced that the seven federations scheduled to compete at the inaugural edition of the multi-sport event in 2018 have all agreed in principle to return for its second outing in 2022.