Lausanne ,Feb 1 : The 2020 World Rowing Indoor Championships has attracted athletes from a record 51 countries in the third year of this event. To be staged in Paris, France from 7-8 February 2020, the indoor championships will be at the Pierre de Coubertin Stadium in the heart of the city.
More than 2300 athletes have registered to compete including defending World Champion and record holder as the fastest woman in the world, Olena Buryak of Ukraine. The event will be held in conjunction with the French Indoor Rowing Championships and this is reflected in a large number of entries coming from host nation France.
Racing will take place over 500m, 1000m and 2000m distances as well as in relay events. The World Championship races will be contested in the 2000m and 500m distance and open relay. (UNI)