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London To Host Ontario Rowing Championships

The next three Ontario rowing championships are going to be held at Fanshawe Lake.

ROWONTARIO announced Monday that the 2018, 2019, and 2020 provincial championships will be held in London.

Competitors from more than 25 rowing clubs from across Canada and some U.S. states will take part in the 2018 event, which is a partnership between ROWONTARIO, the London Rowing Society, and Tourism London. This summer’s event will be held July 28-29.

”London is proud to be named the host city of the ROWONTARIO Provincial Championships for the next three years,” said Cheryl Finn, director of sport tourism at Tourism London. “London has a strong rowing community and we’re very excited to showcase our history and our city to the more than 1,000 athletes each year attending this event. These Championships will also allow us to make some improvements to our rowing venue, serving as a legacy for our community for many years to come.”

According to a news release, the hosting agreement will include investments in the racing infrastructure at Fanshawe Lake, including new starting platforms.