The European Universities Rowing Championship Subotica 2017 came to an end on
Sunday, July 16, with several finals being held at the last day, followed by the awards
and closing ceremony.
Great racing was witnessed at the Lake Palic in Subotica throughout the
Championship, as student athletes representing over 80 European universities from 21
countries battled it out for the top three spots in each event.
At the Closing ceremony, the President of the University Sport Federation of Serbia
(USSS) Mr Sinisa Jasnic and Executive Committee Member of the European
University Sports Association (EUSA) Mr Ceslovas Garbaliauskas thanked the
Organising Committee, their partners and team of volunteers, as well as all athletes,
officals and coaches for making together an event governed by friendship and fair
In the most prestigious category, the Eights, the Oxford Brookes University (GBR)
managed to secure again the champions title and gold medals, over the Delft
University of Technology (NED) and Rhine - Westphalia Institue of Technology
Aachen (GER) in male category.
In female Eights, the team of Oxford Brookes University (GBR) was also victorious,
beating their colleagues from the University of Zurich (SUI) and University of Hamburg
(GER). Overall EUSA salver remains with the United Kingdom.
The medals were awarded by USSS President Mr Sinisa Jasnic, EUSA Executive
Committee Member Mr Ceslovas Garbaliauskas, Technical Delegates Mr Josip
Kostelic and Ms Agata Masalsk-Pawlak, President of the Rowing Federation of
Vojvodina Mr Milan Sarklatic, Subotica Secretary of Sport Mr Nemanja Simonic.
At the end of the event, the EUSA flag was passed to the organisers of the next
European Universiteis Rowing Championship, which will be held in in 2019 in
The 3 day Championship has seen the best student rowers compete on European
level, and they will have chance to meet again already next year, when the European
Universities Games in Coimbra, Portugal, will feature rowing.