2019 Asian Rowing Championships

Event Details

Asian Rowing Federation

President: Chainarong Charoenruk
Vice-Presidents: Nicholas Ee
Vahid Moradi
Jin Yong Nam
Duan Xuan
Ho Kum Fai
Secretary-General: Rear ADM Praparnpongs Pochanasomburana
Executive Director: Meng Yaning
Committee Chairs: (by alphabet) Competitive Committee: Christopher Perry
Development & Women and Youth Committee: Hassan Ahmad Bilal
Events Committee: Edy Suyona
Marketing & Promotion Committee: Jirames Wongsanittadech
Para Rowing Committee: Seung-Hoon Han
Rowing for All: Phadnis Girish Jagadish
Sports Medicine Committee: Mikio Hiura
Umpiring Committee: Takao Senada

Tel: +662 170 9235-6
E-mail: Office@arfrowing.com
Website: www.arfrowing.org

Korean Rowing Association

President: Mr. Jinshik CHOI
Vice president: Mr. Kyebeak LEE
Vice president: Mr. Changgi SEO
Umpire Director: Mr. Jongduk HONG
International Director: Mr. Jaeho KIM
Leisure Sports Director: Mr. Heewo LEE
Facilities Director: Mr. Hyungki LEE
High Performance Director: Mr. Kwangchun LEE
Secretary General: Mr. Moonsik HYUN

Address: Room 410, Olympic Center, Olympic-ro 424,Songpa-Ku, Seoul, Korea
Telephone:+82-420 4275 / +82 423 4510
E-mail: rowing@sports.or.kr

Organizing Committee

President: Mr. Jinshik CHOI
General Secretary: Mr. Kyebeak LEE
Vice-General Secretary: Mr. Yong-Sup Jin
Director of Executive Office: Mr. Moonsik HYUN
Competition Manager: Mr. Jaeho KIM

Address : Tangeum lake Rowing Venue, Chungju, KOREA
E-mail: rowing@sports.or.kr

Jury

Jury will be nominated by the Asian Rowing Federation.

Hotel Accommodation

**All accommodation booking must be made through the Organizing Committee.
Please contact the O.C to arrange your accommodation booking at
swkim@sports.or.kr

Athletes and coaches will be accommodated at the C.C hotel, it is approximately 5 km from the venue. The cost is USD 90 for twin beds in a room per person per day and USD 110 for single room per person per day including meals. *If your requests are late, your team can be assigned to another hotel.

Nations Dinner

A ‘Nations Dinner’ will be prepared by the O.C. The date will be confirmed later.

Transportation

The O.C will arrange local transportation and other necessary preparations. Teams are advised to arrive in Incheon International Airport on 19th October 2019 and to depart on 28st October 2019.
Note:
The cost of transportation from the Incheon International Airport to the
official hotel, CG in Chungju will be charged of 50 USD per person (Round Trip) by the Organizing Committee.

Accreditation

All participants in the 2019 Asian Rowing Championships will receive an
accreditation card on arrival at the venue.
Teams are required to send the photographs of all officials and athletes to
rowing@sports.or.kr. before 25th September 2019.

Umpires

The Umpires for the 2019 Asian Rowing Championships will be appointed by
the ARF Umpiring Committee. OC will provide free Board & Lodging for
the ARF Umpires only.

VISA

If you need an invitation for VISA to enter Korea, please send a request for an ‘Invitation’ letter to swkim@sports.or.kr . Be aware that the Visa issuing process takes not less than 20days. For information please visit: http://www.mofa.go.kr/ENG/visa/application/index.J\jsp HYPERLINK “http://www.mofa.go.kr/ENG/visa/application/index.J/jsp=m%2040%2010%20″= HYPERLINK “http://www.mofa.go.kr/ENG/visa/application/index.J/jsp=m%2040%2010%20″m4010

Weather

The past average weather conditions in Chungju in October are as follows,

Mean daily air temperature: 13.9ºC
Mean daily maximum temperature: 21.4ºC
Mean daily minimum temperature: 8.6ºC

Date & Venue

The Asia Rowing Championships will be held from 23rd to 27th of October 2019, at the Tangeum Lake Rowing Venue, Chungju, KOREA

Distance

7 lanes x 2000m regatta course

Events

The Asia Rowing Championships events will be as follow:

Lightweight Men (LM) Events:- 1x, 2x, 4x, 4-
Lightweight Women (LW) Events:- 1x, 2x, 4x
Men (M) Events:- 1x, 2x, 4x, 2-, 8+
Women (W) Events:- 1x, 2x, 4x, 4-, 2-
Para Men Events: PR1 M1x
Para Women Events: PR1 W1x
Para Mixed Events: PR2 Mix2x, PR3 Mix2x, PR3 Mix4+

 

Group A M1x, M2x, LM4x, M8+, W1x, W2x, LW1x, LW2x, W4-,
PR1 M1x, PR1 W1x
Group B LM1x, LM2x, M4x, LM4-, M2-LW4x, W4x, W2-, PR2 Mix2x, PR3 Mix2x, PR3 Mix4+

Rules and Regulations

  1. The competition will be conducted in accordance with the FISA Rules of Racing.
  2. All races will be conducted on a six-lanes course. If less than six crews are entered in one event, it will be held as preliminary round and Final. If there are more than six crews entered, heats, repecharge(s), and semi-finals will be held.
  3. An event with less than three entries may be cancelled.

Entries

  1. Preliminary Entry should be submitted to the O.C by 20th of July 2019.
  2. Final Entry should be submitted to the O.C by 22th of September 2019.
  3. Withdrawals of events will be accepted by 12:00 hours (Korea time) on Monday 21st of October 2019.
    *Please keep the entry schedule carefully.

Schedule

Date Time Events
17th October 2019 09:00 – 17:00  Team Arrival
18th ~ 22nd October 2019 09:00 – 17:00 Training
22nd October 2019 09:00 – 17:00 Team Manager Meeting
23rd ~ 27th October 2019 09:00 – 17:00 Competition
28th October 2019 09:00 – 17:00 Team Departure

(This schedule is tentative and some items may be subject to change)

National Flag and National Anthem

National Anthem will be played at Award Ceremony for all events

Boats and Equipment

  1. All boats and other equipment must comply with FISA Rules of Racing.
  2. Participating teams will be encouraged to bring their own boats and oars if possible. Official boat supplier, Swift Racing, will provide boats for participants if they are unable to bring own material.
  3. If you do not bring own boats, you should contact Mr. Shawn Yuan from the Swift Racing for your boat rental by 20th JULY 2019. Boats and Oars Rental will be only provided to NFs requesting boats and oars rental to Swift Racing. After this date, there is no guarantee of boat availability.
  4. Contact person: Mr. Shawn Yuan, E-mail : boatretal@swiftinternational.biz
  5. The boat rental charges are as follows (USD / during the championships):
    – Single scull (1x) $400
    – Double scull / Pair (2x / 2-) $600
    – Quadruple Scull / Pour (4x/4-) $800
    – Eight (8+) (if provide) $1000

Oars Rental

The O.C don’t’ afford to provide oars and NFs should bring own oars or NFs can rent
Oars from SWIFT directly
*Contact person: Mr. Shawn Yuan, E-mail : boatretal@swiftinternational.biz

Bike Rental

The O.C will provide bikes and the charges are USD 10 / per day

Appeals

All appeals shall be dealt with in accordance with the FISA Rules.

Uniform

During the competition, rowers attending in the 2019 AKC must wear their National Federation uniform.

Prize

Medals will be presented to the first, second and third placed competitors in each event.

* The racing timetable for the preliminary heats, repechages and finals, depends on the final number of entries. Racing will follow the FISA progression system.
* The racing timetable for the preliminary heats, repechages and finals, depends on the final number of entries. Racing will follow the FISA progression system.
* The racing timetable for the preliminary heats, repechages and finals, depends on the final number of entries. Racing will follow the FISA progression system.
* The racing timetable for the preliminary heats, repechages and finals, depends on the final number of entries. Racing will follow the FISA progression system.
Semi Finals * If required
Semi Finals * If required