Set a reminder for this Sunday, 22 July at 14:30, when you will be able to catch all the action live from the first ever Power8 Sprints on BT Sport and the Power8 Sprints Facebook page.
BT Sport 3 will be broadcasting live from the event in Bristol, allowing fans to tune in to their TV screens and follow their city’s crew at this brand new sprint rowing event.
BT Sport presenter Craig Doyle will be fronting the coverage, alongside double Olympic champion Heather Stanning. In the commentary box, vastly experienced commentator Nick Mullins and Olympic champion Greg Searle will be taking to the mic.
Also giving insight into the action taking place on the water will be the Power8 Sprints City Champions – Matt Gotrel (Bristol), James Fox (Cambridge), Matt Rossiter (Exeter), Mark Hunter (London), Lance Tredell (Manchester), Jess Eddie (Newcastle), Phelan Hill (Nottingham) and Olivia Carnegie-Brown (Oxford).
Coverage gets underway at 14:30, with the first race of the day at 14:45. Following the opening knock-out round, the semi-finals will take to the course, with the winners staying on to compete in the finals. The men’s final will be held at 16:39 and the women’s final will be held at 16:47.
The presentation of the trophies and medals to the winning crews will happen straight after the race.
Power8 Sprints will bring fans much closer to the action on the water and is sure to provide some close and dramatic races, with the crews in eights going all out over the 350m course.
Don’t miss out on this sprint rowing spectacle!
See the power. Hear the passion. Feel the pride.