Description of the regatta course

The regatta course of Linz-Ottensheim was constructed on an arm of the Danube in early 1972 before a hydroelectric power plant was
built.

The extension to an eight lane regatta course was completed in 2006. Since 1972 the regatta course of Linz-Ottensheim has been site for numerous international rowing regattas as well as the Austrian Rowing Championships.

The venue has hosted
-the World Rowing Junior Championships in 1998,
-the Rowing World Cup in 2007,
-the World Rowing Junior & Non-Olympic Senior Championships in 2008,
-the Nation’s Cup in 1990 and 2001.

Practical Information:
Albanosystem: 8 Lanes x 13,5 m
Altitude above sealevel: 259 m
Average wind speed: July 2,07 m/sec; wind direction: west
Average humidity: July 71 %
Average temperatures: July 16,9° C (07:00 am); 24,4° C (02:00 pm); 19,1° C (09:00 pm)