World Indoor Rowing Championships 2009

The 28th CRASH-B world indoor rowing championship took place on February 22, 2009 at the Agganis Arena in Boston. There were over 2,150 entrants from more than a dozen different countries. Among those taking part were legend Thomas Ebert, double Olympic champion in the Danish men's lightweight four, and Tang Bin and Zhang Yangyang from the Chinese women's quadruple sculls, who won China's first ever Olympic rowing gold at the Beijing Olympics.

Full results are online while you can also relive the day's racing from our replays section. There is also a photogallery of some of the day's action.

Open Medallists

Men's Open Hwt
1 Cederic Berrest FRA 5:48.9
2 Julien Bahrain FRA 5:53.1
3 Allar Raja EST 5:53.7
Men's Open Lwt
1 Marcello Miani ITA 6:14.0
2 Augusto Zamboni ITA 6:14.7
3 Moritz Hafner SUI 6:15.3
Women's Open Hwt
1 Kaisa Pajusalu EST 6:49.0
2 Yan Xiaoxia CHN 6:51.5
3 Tessie Allan USA 6:53.0
Women's Open Lwt
1 Marie-Louise Drager GER 7:05.2
2 Juliane Elander Rasmussen DEN 7:11.7
3 Michelle Sechser USA 7:14.9