The 2022 European Universities Championships have officially drawn to a close following the conclusion of the 2022 European Universities Rowing Championships in İstanbul, Türkiye which came to an end with a memorable dinner at Ferry Tour.
A total of 534 participants representing 71 Universities from 16 countries took part in this year’s 12th edition of the event.
There were many great and close races on the final day at Golden Horn, which was broadcasted live.
In the most prestigious race, the eights, in men’s category, the University of Lyon (FRA) claimed the champions’ title over Institute of Technology (GER) and Charles University (CZE). In the women’s eights finals, Charles University (CZE) secured the title of the champions, reaching the finish line ahead of Institute of Technology (GER) and Leibniz University of Hanover (GER).
The medals and awards were presented by the President of the European University Sports Association (EUSA) Mr Adam Roczek, EUSA Technical Delegate for Rowing Mr Lionel Girard, Rector of the Yeditepe University Ms Canan Aykut Bingöl, the President of the Turkish University Sports Federation Mr Mehmet Gunay and the Head of the Organising Committee Mr Taner Karabulut.
Final overall University ranking:
1. Leiden University (NED)
2. Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz (POL)
3. University of Vienna (AUT)
The 2022 European Universities Rowing Championship was organized by the Turkish University Sports Federation (TUSF) and Yeditepe University, with the contribution of Istanbul General Directorate of Youth and Sport, Fatih Municipality Canoe and Rowing Sports Center, under the license of the European University Sports Association (EUSA).
The three-day championship was then concluded with a Ferry Tour.
For a full breakdown of the results, please refer to the results section here.