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Sunday 2nd September will be attend to "The International Universities Rowing Race" in the Grand Canal, organised by the Ca' Foscari University of Venice, has been held since 2004 on board of historical galleons on the occasion of the Historical Regatta. This year, for the 150th anniversary of the University, the competition will acquire a truly international dimension: in addition to the Ca’ Foscari-IUAV team of Venice, also the University of Harvard (Harvard University), the University of Lausanne (Université de Lausanne) and the University of Warwick teams will join the competition.


The race is held on the occasion of the Historical Regatta, on a course of about 750 meters, starting from Rialto bridge and arriving in front of Ca’ Foscari. The first final will award the 3rd and the 4th place, and the last final, which will take place around 6.30 P.M. before the arrival of the , will proclaim the 1st and the 2nd place.


The award ceremony will take place at the central headquarters of Ca’ Foscari University, immediately after the race.


Venetian team: Dalila Anghetti, Pietro Colombo, Martina Damuzzo, Sara Nazzari, Letizia Nuscis, Isoken Obayagbona, Massimiliano Pavan, Tommaso Santi , Davide Stefanile, Anna Zhu, Claudia Nazzari (coxswain)

Tecnhical Director: Sergio Barichello

Coach: Alberto Vianello


The International Universities Rowing Race is sponsored by the Municipal Council of Venice and Ve.La S.p.A. The galleons, the traditional Venetian boats, have been offered by the City Committee of Venice for the Regatta of the Ancient Italian Maritime Republics.

We kindly thank the support offered by:

  • New Murano Gallery srl
  • Libreria Cafoscarina

Venezia Unica La Regata Storica è partner della campagna #EnjoyRespectVenezia
Progetto Promovenezia S.c.p.a. con il contributo della legge Regionale 33/2002
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