30 July 13:02 (BST)

UPDATED: In numbers - rowing

Updated to reflect the withdrawal of Great Britain's Victoria THORNLEY, who at 1.92m would have been the tallest competitor in the women's single sculls.

GLASGOW - A snapshot of the rowing competition at the Glasgow 2018 European Championships in facts and figures.

2,000
Length in metres of the course at Strathclyde Country Park.

1986
Year the rowing course was completed on Strathclyde Loch for the Edinburgh Commonwealth Games.

660
Blades to be used at Glasgow 2018.

494
Athletes competing.

55
Minimum weight in kilograms of the coxswains in the men's and women's eights events.

32
Countries represented.

27
Width in centimetres of a single scull.

18 years, 9 months and 3 days
Age of the youngest competitor, Ioannis MAROKOS (GRE), when competition begins.

17
Gold medals to be won.

8
Rio 2016 Olympic Games champions due to compete.

8
Medals won by Italy at the 2017 European Championships (three gold, one silver, four bronze).

5 minutes, 24.23 seconds
The European Championships' best time for the men's eights, set by Germany in 2015.

2.08
Height in metres of Frank STEFFENSEN (DEN), the tallest competitor in the men’s single sculls.*

(*Correct at time of printing, entries subject to change)

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