European Universities Rowing Championship Subotica 2017 concludes

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.

EUC Rowing 2017 Concludes

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


EUC Rowing 2017 Concludes

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.

EUC Rowing 2017 Concludes

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.

EUC Rowing 2017 Concludes

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.

EUC Rowing 2017 Concludes

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

Jonkoping, Sweden.

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.