Change in race schedule
Change in race schedule on Saturday, 24 July, Sunday, 25 July and Monday, 26 July
Based on the weather forecasts received from the Tokyo2020 Olympic Games weather services, adverse
weather is expected on Monday 26 July 2021 which would bring high winds and strong gusts creating probably
unequal and potentially unrowable racing conditions.
The weather forecast for Saturday 24 July 2021 and Sunday 25 July 2021 remains good. The World Rowing
Executive Committee has reviewed the options in Rule 63 and following consultations with IOC, Tokyo2020
Organising Committee and OBS have decided to make the following changes:
1. Racing will start at 8:00hrs with Repechage1 of W1x on Saturday 24 July 2021 and will follow the same order
2. Men’s 8+ heats and Women’s 8+ heats will be moved from Sunday 25 July 2021 to Saturday 24 July 2021.
These races will start with M8+ H1 at 12:00hrs, followed by M8+ H2 at 12:10hrs, W8+ H1 at 12:20hrs, W8+ H2 at
3. All races planned on Monday 26 July 2021 will be moved to Sunday 25 July 2021 and will be held in the same
order starting at 11:00hrs with W1x Quarterfinals