Organising a rowing event from the magnitude of a world championship requires teamwork, dedication and love for the sport of rowing. The Plovdiv team of experts already has 5 major international rowing events behind their backs – the 1999 World Rowing Junior Championships, the 2011 European Rowing Championships, the 2012 World Rowing Senior and Junior Championships, the World Rowing Under 23 Championships 2015 and World Rowing Under 23 Championships 2017 that took place on the same venue in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The Organising Committee’s stakeholders also include the Plovdiv Municipality, the Bulgarian Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Bulgarian Rowing Federation – all working together for another successful celebration of the rowing sport.
THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE
The organising committee is established with an Honorary Committee and an Organising Committee.
Contact can be made with the organising committee by:
9, Georgi Tringov str.
Telephone: +359 32 908 900
Contact name: Daniel Hristov
Mobile: + 359 894 322 282
Fax: +359 32 908 901
CITY OF PLOVDIV
PLOVDIV – PAST AND PRESENT
Plovdiv is the second largest city in Bulgaria and an administrative centre of Plovdiv County. It is situated in the Upper Thracian Plain (Gornotrakiyska Nizina), on both banks of the Maritsa River.
The population of the city is about 350,000 people.
The climate is transitional–continental with mild winters and hot summers. The average temperature in January is +1°С, the average temperature in July is +24°С. The town in its present appearance was built around seven hills – the hills of Plovdiv (Plovdiv Tepes) which are an inseparable part of the city’s history.
Plovdiv is one of the oldest cities in Europe – the beginning of its history dates back to 4,000 years BC.
The city is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country and a cultural and economic centre of southern Bulgaria. There are many accommodation options here – from luxurious hotels to hostels. The main street of the city offers excellent opportunities for entertainment and shopping; the restaurants options are numerous.