Organising a rowing event from the magnitude of a world championship requires teamwork, dedication and love for the sport of rowing. The Plovdiv team of experts already has 6 major international rowing events behind their backs – the 1999 World Rowing Junior Championships, the 2011 European Rowing Championships, the 2012 World Rowing Senior and Junior Championships, the World Rowing Under 23 Championships 2015, the World Rowing Under 23 Championships 2017 and 2018 World Rowing Championships that took place on the same venue in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The Organising Committee’s stakeholders also include the Plovdiv Municipality, the Bulgarian Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Bulgarian Rowing Federation – all working together for another successful celebration of the rowing sport.
THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE
The organising committee is established with an Honorary Committee and an Organising Committee.
Contact can be made with the organising committee by:
9, Georgi Tringov str.
Telephone: +359 32 908 921
Contact name: Katya Kozhuharova
Mobile: +359 894321362
Fax: +359 32 908 901
Address: Park “Otdih I kultura”/ Regatta Venue, Plovdiv 4002, Bulgaria
Contact name: Marjana Yankulova
Mobile: +31 613 731 585
Krasen Kralev – Minister of Youth and Sports
Zdravko Dimitrov – Regional Governor
Ivan Totev – Mayor of Plovdiv
Svilen Neykov – Bulgarian Rowing Federation President
Ivan Popov – Chairman
Georgi Tityukov – Deputy Chairman
Rumyan Hristov – Race Director
Marijana Hristova – Financial Director
Daniel Hristov – Secretary General
Petar Ivanov – Host Broadcasting
Katya Kozhuharova - Accommodation - Mobile: +359 894 321 362
Nikola Gospodarski - Venue Manager - Mobile: +359 893 398 163
Rossy Genova - Transport - Mobile: +359 898 540 666
Marijana Yankulova - Accreditation - Mobile: +31 613 731 585
Katerina Kovacheva - Catering - Mobile: +359 895 667 244
Nayden Todorov - Press Officer Chief Media Centre - Mobile: +359 896 602 400
Michail Vanchev - Media Centre - Mobile: +359 889 623 679
Veselina Stoyanova - Municipality PR Officer - Mobile: +359 885 766 005
Asen Shumkov M.D. - Medical Health&Safety - Mobile: +359 887 678 8751
Tsvetelina Gigova - Information - Mobile: +359 885 083 420
Angel Georgiev - Website & Social Media - Mobile: +359 899 220 230
Daniel Hristov - Marketing - Mobile: +359 894 322 282
Zlatko Iliev - Volunteers, Rescue Service - Mobile: +359 894 421 486
Stefka Madina - NTOs - Mobile: +359 898 736 706
Marijana Yankulova - Protocol &Ceremonies - Mobile: +31 613 731 585
Villi Lazarova - Protocol &Ceremonies - Mobile: +359 898 605 992
Todor Stoilov - On-water Facilities - Mobile: +359 878 565 515
Georgi Tsekov - Meteorologist - Mobile: +359 888010253
The FISA office is located on the second floor of the permanent grandstand building – room 207.
The Team Manager`s meeting room is located on the second floor of the permanent grandstand building – room 206
CITY OF PLOVDIV
PLOVDIV – PAST AND PRESENT
Plovdiv is the second largest city in Bulgaria and an administrative centre of Plovdiv County. It is situated in the Upper Thracian Plain (Gornotrakiyska Nizina), on both banks of the Maritsa River.
The population of the city is about 350,000 people.
The climate is transitional–continental with mild winters and hot summers. The average temperature in January is +1°С, the average temperature in July is +24°С. The town in its present appearance was built around seven hills – the hills of Plovdiv (Plovdiv Tepes) which are an inseparable part of the city’s history.
Plovdiv is one of the oldest cities in Europe – the beginning of its history dates back to 4,000 years BC.
The city is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country and a cultural and economic centre of southern Bulgaria. There are many accommodation options here – from luxurious hotels to hostels. The main street of the city offers excellent opportunities for entertainment and shopping; the restaurants options are numerous.