One of two sports that were a part of the first modern Olympic Games, that will be part of the fifth European Universities Games in Belgrade next year, rowing has almost a century long tradition in Serbia. Rowing Federation of Yugoslavia was founded in 1922 in Belgrade, and first Olympic Games participation of our athletes was in Berlin 1936.

First major event organized in Serbia was 33rd European Championship, organized in 1932 at Ada Ciganlija in Belgrade, and the last one was World Championship held in 2018 at the same place as 86 years before.

Rowing tournament at the fifth European Universities Games will not be the only major event that will be hosted in the Capitol city of Serbia, because not long before the EUG best young rowers of the world will face in Belgrade.