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Kristian Vasilev and Boris Yotov will take part at the upcoming World Rowing Championship
29 Aug 2018
The best Bulgarian racers Kristian Vasilev and Boris Yotov will take part at the upcoming World Rowing Championship in Plovdiv as a double scull. The news was announced by the president of BF Rowing Prof. Svilen Neykov. "Until now, Kristian Vassilev and Boris Yotov were racing on skiffs. Then we decided that they will take part in the WC in…
More than 140 journalists will cover the World Rowing Championship
28 Aug 2018
More than 140 journalists have already submitted applications for accreditation for the World Rowing Championships for Men and Women, which will be held in Plovdiv from 8th to 16th September.The interest is enormous. Also, are expected journalists from the world's most renowned media, including Reuters, France Press, Associated Press, Xinhua, and others. Special studios for BBC, ARD, ZDF and BNT…
The president of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach will visit Plovdiv
28 Aug 2018
The president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach will be on an official visit in Bulgaria from 13th to 15th September. On September 15th, Thomas Bach will visit the races for the World Rowing Championships for men and women in Plovdiv and will attend the symbolic first sod for the construction of the second rowing canal.
Less than 6 weeks before the start of the largest rowing championship in Plovdiv everything is ready
05 Aug 2018
"Less than 6 weeks before the start of the largest rowing championship in Plovdiv everything on the Canal is ready" - this was announced by the FISA representative Cameron Allen. "So far, the Organizing Committee has done well with the organisational processes and I believe they will do even better with the current challenge". Mr. Allen said. “18 years after…
Second rowing channel in Plovdiv is coming
28 Jul 2018
“Within a year, Plovdiv will have a second rowing channel.” - said the mayor of the city eng. Ivan Totev. This became clear yesterday when SAC rejected the appeal of two organizations that were against its construction. Now there are no obstacles and during the World Rowing Championships in September the first sod will be made. It will be situated…
The tickets for 2018 World Rowing Championships are already on sale
02 May 2018
The Organising Committee informs all the interested that the official sale of tickets for 2018 World Rowing Championships is starting today. The championship will take place in Plovdiv from 9th to 16th September. The tickets will be sold here The tickets are valid for all competition days and enables you to enjoy everything the event provides. The ticket prices are:…
The Rowing Channel in Plovdiv is almost ready for the World Rowing Championship in September
30 Jan 2018
A team of the World Rowing Federation /FISA/ is on a two-day visit in Plovdiv in order to check the readiness of the Rowing Channel for the World Rowing Championship that will take place between 8th and 16th of September. So far Bulgaria has only hosted European Rowing Championships and World Youth Championships so a competition on such scale will…
World Rowing commits to UNESCO World Heritage sites
27 Jan 2018
The World Rowing Federation, FISA, is the first global sports body to pledge to protect UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This commitment has developed out of World Rowing’s Clean Water partnership with WWF and responds to concerns raised by UNESCO of past negative impacts by sports on World Heritage sites. World Rowing recognises that large sporting events can have a negative…
Plovdiv
04 Jan 2018
Plovdiv is the second largest and important city in Bulgaria. It is situated on both banks of Maritsa River in the Upper Valley at 42 ° 9 ‘north latitude and 24 ° 45′ east longitude, and the lowest point is at 160 m above sea level. The area is 101.981 square kilometers with population about 365,000 people. Plovdiv is strategically…
Plovdiv has serious experience in organizing great championships and is preparing for another great forum
03 Jan 2018
The deputy mayor of Plovdiv Georgi Tityukov announced that it has been 3 years since the work on Maritsa Eco park project including the construction of second rowing channel began. He informed that the municipality had invested the total amount of 8 million leva since 2011 in the existing channel. “I have inspected closely the previous championships. That is why…

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