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World Rowing Focus on Faroe Island Rowing

After a succesful participation at the recent World Rowing Indoor Rowing Championships in Canada rowing in the Faroe Island has become focus in a World Rowing article. Read here


2023 Nordic Open Junior Championships

Nordic Rowing Federation together with Farstarodden in Stockholm, Sweden invite all Junior rowers from the Nordic and other countries to participate in the 2023 Nordic Open Junior Championships June 17-18, 2023 at the Farsta Lake in Stockholm.

Read more in the invitations from the Regatta Organizer

English version:

Swedish version:

2023 World Rowing Indoor Championships

The Championships are set for February 25-26, 2023 in Mississauga, Toronto, Canada. Rowers from all over the world will participate in the event. Also rowers from the Nordic countries will participate in the indoor regatta.

If you want to know more about the Championships event read here.

A new challenging discipline has been introduced: World Rowing Versa Challenge #1 in which Finland and Sweden will have particiipants.

Internordic Umpire meeting

Education of new national umpires within the Nordic Rowing Federations has for some years been done annually via internordic umpiriing seminars thus ensuring that nordic umpires have the same high standard. 

Recently a weekend seminar was held in Gothenburg, Sweden with 30 umpires participating from all the Nordic Rowing Federations. The seminar included among other information the latest news from Worldrowing as well as topics of mutual interest. Later this spring an internordic umpiring class for aspiring new umpires will be held in Copenhagen. If you take interest in becoming a rowing umpire please contact your National Rowing Federation.

Happy New Year

Nordic Rowing Federation wish all followers and rowing members in the Nordic countries happy New Year and look forward to a new exciting year to come with a lot of rowing news from Nordic Rowing we can share with you.

Tampere Finland – June 18-19

Remember to sign up for the Tampere International Regatta and the Open Nordic Rowing Championship which will take place in Tampere, Finland June 18-19, 2022. The Open Nordic Rowing Championship is open both for Junior and Senior rowers.

Find all information about the regatta on the Organizers website:

Now also to be found on World Rowing:

Click this URL to learn more about Tampere:

New Internordic Umpire Seminar

Now your dream can become true. Why not becoming a Nordic Rowing Umpire? The umpiring subcommittee under Nordic Rowing Federation will be hosting an internordic umpiring seminar which will take place November 12-13, 2022.

For more information please contact your local national rowing federation.


Nordic Rowing Federation express our full solidarity with the Ukrainian people and along with World Rowing and all of the Nordic Rowing member federations, Denmark, Finland, Faroe Island, Norway and Sweden we strongly condemn the tragic situation with the Russian and Belarus military invasion of Ukraine.

Accordingly, Nordic Rowing Federation confirms that participation of Russian and Belarus rowers and rowing teams with immediate effect will not be allowed participation in any event scheduled by the Nordic Rowing Federation.

President                                           Secretary General

Torben Thyrén                                 Leif Egholm        

Succesful Faroe Islands rowers

Faroe Island rowers were succesful at the recent World Rowing Virtual Indoor Championships.

Gold medals to Sarita Kristina Hansen in Women Lightweight 500m and 2K in Master Category 30-39 and Guriardottir Hansen in Women U23 500M. Mattias Durhuus won bronze in Men U19 category.

Congratulation to all of you.