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Hamburg: Gateway to the World

Hamburg: Gateway to the World

The unique eight stage race starts on September 29 from the Charles Bridge in the centre of Prague and ends on October 13 in Hamburg – the second-largest city in Germany and in its biggest port. The city is called Gate to the World, due to the fact that 13 thousand boats come into the harbour each year.

How to register for Prague Hamburg Rowing Race

How to register for Prague Hamburg Rowing Race

The premiere of the international eight stage rowing race will be an extreme challenge thanks to its distance, time, physical and mental power. The competition starts September 29 in Prague, the final destination is Hamburg. How can the applicants register?

Topinková Knapková: Teamwork will be important

Topinková Knapková: Teamwork will be important

2012 London Olympic champion and 2011 World champion Mirka Topinková Knapková will join the most extreme rowing race in the world as an ambassador alongside with Olympic medallist and five times world champion Ondřej Synek.

Registration for the unique Prague – Hamburg Rowing Race 2018 is open

Registration for the unique Prague – Hamburg Rowing Race 2018 is open

13 days on water, 850 kilometres, and a cup for the winner made out of rare crystal. Premere of international long-distance stage race for eights Prague – Hamburg Rowing Race 2018 will take place on the water track Prague – Hamburg in autumn 2018. Considering the distance and time demands, it is the most extreme rowing race in the world.

Press conference

Press conference

On Thursday, March 8, there was a press conference held in the Prague club Lávka, on which the Prague – Hamburg regatta was officially announced.

Amateur races for the public

Amateur races for the public

Except for the main race, in which there will be eights competing with the cox in men’s and women’s categories, there will be also competition for the general public - CHALLENGE for athletes and OPEN for general public in following categories:

Prague - Hamburg Rowing Race 2018 is supported by Czech Olympic athletes

Prague - Hamburg Rowing Race 2018 is supported by Czech Olympic athletes

The uniqueness of the race and its historic follow up on the sailing from 1876 appealed to the most successful Czech rowers of today, the Olympic medallists Ondřej Synek and Mirka Topinková. They decided to connect their names with the project and take an active part in it. The project is supported also by both organizing cities – Prague and Hamburg, and by The World Rowing Federation FISA as well as both Czech and German national rowing federations.

How to Sign up?


The international long-distance stage race for eights will be held in the autumn 2018 for the very first time on the river route Prague – Hamburg with the overall distance being 850km.

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