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1876

First recorded regatta in Lucerne, organised by Hotel Grand National; first race for push and pull rowers on the National-Tribschenhorn-Seeburg-National course

Ruderzentrum Luzern-Rotsee

1881

See Club Lucerne is founded

1883

SC Lucerne’s first regatta, «Coxed Fours with Outriggers and Sliding Seats » on the Meggenhorn-Nationalquai (3800 m) course

1903

Lucerne Regatta Association is founded

1904

Rowing Club Reuss Lucerne is founded

1908

First European Championships in Lucerne on the Lake of Lucerne

Ruderzentrum Luzern-Rotsee

1926

Second European Championships (Lake of Lucerne) - 11 nations, 38 boats, 149 active. 5 Swiss victories out of 7 races

1933

First Swiss National Championships on the Rotsee. The Rotsee is made the standard course for the Swiss Championships

1934

First European Championships on the Rotsee

1947

Second European Championships on the Rotsee (first European Championships after World War II)

1962

Inauguration of the Rowing Centre Lucerne-Rotsee

First FISA World Championships (4. - 9. September) on the Rotsee

1966

The Rowing Centre Lucerne-Rotsee Foundation is founded as Trustee for the Regatta Property Trust

1973/74

Structural expansion of the Rowing Centre in view of the inclusion of women’s events. Building of an apartment for the caretaker

1974

Second FISA World Championships (including women’s event for the first time)

1982

Third FISA World Championships (first time with official titles for lightweight rowers)

Ruderzentrum Luzern-Rotsee

1990

The FISA World Cup is introduced. First World Cup Final on the Rotsee. Since then the Rotsee has hosted the World Cup Finals on 22 occasions. Exceptions being 2001 (World Championships) and in Olympic Years 2008, 2012 and 2016

1996

Rowing Club Rotsee Lucerne is founded

Ruderzentrum Luzern-Rotsee

2001

Fourth FISA World Championships

Ruderzentrum Luzern-Rotsee

2010

Lucerne Naturarena Association is founded

2013

Opening of the new Finishing Tower on the Rotsee

2015

Commissioning of a new start facility, launch pad, aligner’s house and albano system

2016

12.05: Opening of the new Rowing Centre

22. – 24.05: Qualification regatta for the Summer Olympic Games, Rio 2016

 

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