27-29 May 2011
The 1972 Olympic Regatta Course, located 20km
outside Munich, in Oberschleissheim, is a regular
world rowing venue, having hosted one of the stages
of the World Rowing Cup almost annually since the
series was launched in 1997 as well as the World
Rowing Championships in 2007.
a late Renaissance country residence. Traditional
Bavarian sausage and Obatzda (a typical Bavarian
cheese spread) are served in the beer garden by the
palace grounds. Be sure to sample some of these
local attractions and activities if you find spare time
during the regatta.
The city of Munich boasts a diverse and dynamic
cultural offering. A visit to Hochbräuhaus, Munich’s
famous brewery, will make any trip to Bavaria complete.
Closer to the regatta course in Oberschleissheim,
the “Altes Schloss” (Old Palace) is a rare example of
Germany’s national team will seek to put on its best
performance in front of a home crowd and aim to
once again make it to the top of the overall points
table of the World Rowing Cup series, after conceding
the position to Great Britain for the past four years.
World Rowing Cup Points System
At each regatta, in each event of the World Rowing Cup,
the highest placing boat from a National Federation in
each boat class is awarded the following points:
Crews training on the 1972
Olympic regatta course
near Munich, Germany.
1st 8 points
2nd 6 points
3rd 5 points
4th 4 points
5th 3 points
6th 2 points
7th 1 point