World Indoor Rowing Championships

The 35th World Indoor Rowing Championship, hosted by the CRASH-B Sprints, will take place on February 28, 2016, at the Agganis Arena in Boston. There are typically over 2,200 entrants from around two dozen countries racing over the 2000m distance, with competitors ranging in age from 14 to 100. There are also a growing number of adaptive rowers who compete over the 1000m adaptive distance.

Registration and entry for 2016 will be available in early December.


Rooms are available at special group prices at the following hotel. Availability is first-come, first-served, so please make your reservations early to ensure your spot. There will be workout ergs at the hotel.

Royal Sonesta Boston: $119 per night single or double.

The Royal Sonesta is Iocated on the Cambridge side of the Charles River at 40 Edwin H Land Blvd.

You can make reservations by phone or online:

Sofia Asoumanaki of Greece closes in on the finish during her record crushing row of 6:30.2 in the Junior Women's event at the 2015 WIRC.