##Rowing has this weekend a very important appointment with the celebration of the Autonomic Championship SUMA Olympic Rowing, which takes place on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 in the waters of the Real Club Regatas de Alicante. A total of 130 boats, representing eight different clubs of the Valencian Federation, will take to the sea to offer a beautiful show. The regatta is held in the inner area of the Port of Alicante. The Olympic rowing is a modality that is practiced in mobile bank, and in which they row from one to eight athletes in each boat. The coxswain participates in some specific styles, not all.
The event will be attended by the categories of children, cadet, youth, under 23, absolute and adapted rowing, which will compete in different modalities, depending on the age group. These are 1x, 2x, 2-, 2+, 4x, 4-, 4+ and 8+. In addition, the adapted rowing includes the modalities 1x PR1, 1x PR2 and 2x Mixed PR3. The distance covered will be similar in all categories, one thousand meters, and the final classification will be established by the finishing times.
On Saturday it will be the turn of the children’s, youth and adapted rowing teams, while on Sunday the youth, U23, absolute and veteran boats will participate. The eight clubs participating in this Autonomous Olympic Rowing Championship are Club Deportivo Mar de L’illot El Campello, Club Náutico Alicante Costa Blanca, Club Náutico Santa Pola, Club Remo Torrevieja, Real Club Náutico Torrevieja, Real Club Náutico Calpe, Real Club Náutico Gandía and Real Club Regatas Alicante. The latter is the organizing club, in collaboration with the Rowing Federation of the Valencian Community.
Report by 24/7 Valencia team