2013 World Rowing Championships

The World Rowing Championships 2013 took place from 25 August to 1 September 2013 at Tangeum Lake in Chungju (South Korea). At the event, rowing world champion were determined in 27 boat classes, including 13 men, 9 women and 5 for Handicap rowers.

The contract was awarded, the application of Chungju in August 2009 at a congress of the International Rowing Federation ( FISA ) in Poznan. For the event, the German city of Brandenburg an der Havel had applied and to modernize the regatta course Beetzsee considerably.

Total reported 73 nations with 948 athletes and 384 boats in the 27 boat classes. Most athletes represented the United States with 87 athletes. Thus, they occupied all boat classes. Germany presented 53 athletes and thus occupied 20 boats. Austria rowing boat in five classes with a total of 10 athletes. Switzerland also went with 10 athletes and five boat classes at the start.




Medal Tally

Note: In the table, the results from all the Olympic, non-Olympic and Paralympic classes are included with.


  • In ASM 1x Australian Erik Horrie undercutting the world record of Huang Cheng 10 seconds 4:35,98.
  • In ASW 1x a Russian Natalia Bolshakova undercutting the world record of Alla Lysenko by 11 seconds 5:13,95.
  • The Germany of eight wins for the first time since 2007, not the world title.
  • After the World Championships, the International Rowing Federation met for the extraordinary congress to 2017 and 2018 to determine the World Rowing Championships. With Jean -Christophe Rolland, a successor to the long-time president Denis Oswald was chosen.