The parade of 34 nations on the shore of the glamorous Labe Arena in Račice has
officially launched the 2017 European Rowing Championship. See Ondřej Kroutil’s
"I am a driver-nurse". That’s how is presenting his role a guy in a reflective jacket in a rescue car parked under the finish tower of the Labe Arena, while calmly viewing the gentle ripple on the surface of the water. Above his head the flags of all participants in the 2017 European Championship are fluffing in the slight breeze. Medical emergency service of the rowing championship is ready. We can begin!
A three-member mini-team from the Caucasian country will be the first to arrive at the European Rowing Championships in Račice. Already at 7:15 on Tuesday, the first Azerbaijan rower landed at Prague Airport.
Are you coming to Racice for 2017 European Rowing Championships? Here are some information you should have before you go - how to get there, where to park, ticket information...
Twenty-two years of top rowing, six Olympic starts decorated with a silver medal from Barcelona in 1992, another four silver medals in the world championships, this is just a very brief business card of Václav Chalupa, one of the greatest personalities of Czech rowing. How did rowing enroll the life of this in December fifty-year-old native of Jindřichův Hradec?