MINSK, 3 June (BelTA) – The Grand Moscow Regatta 2022 kicked off at the Olympic rowing course in Krylatskoye on 3 June. The tournament, one of the most prestigious rowing competitions, are taking place for the 61st time, BelTA has learned.
Taking part in the tournament are more than 1,200 athletes from Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Serbia and Russia. The Belarusian team comprises over 100 rowers, including members of the country's national team. Russia will be represented, in particular, by Tokyo Olympics silver medalists Elena Oriabinskaia and Hanna Prakatsen. Among the honorary guests are Russia's Igor Varfolomeyev who competed at the First Grand Moscow Regatta in 1961 and also three-time Olympic champion Vyacheslav Ivanov.
The competitions will be held in a number of age categories and class events. The regatta will be over on Sunday, 5 June.