The Doctor and Driver-Nurse Are Already Watching Over the Rowers

"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!


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The First Win Goes to Azerbaijan

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.

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Lonely wolf Chalupa and his life-long love

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?

23 Vclav Chalupa 1992

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