Universities will again compete this year for the title of the University Eighths to open for the seventh time the programme of the traditional rowing race Primátorky. The crews will vie for victory on Friday 2 June 2017.

For the 104th time the best rowers will pit their strengths against each other on the Vltava in Prague. The 104th Primátorky race will take place on the first June weekend. As usual, the racers will steer the course by Veslařský ostrov and after a few hundred metres will negotiate the Vyšehrad Rock bend. Nothing makes Primátorky so original as the bend below the Vyšehrad Rock. What can the spectators look forward to apart from exhilarating rowing contests?

In the five previous editions of the University Eights race, there has been a different winner than CTU only once. And this university’s dominance is persistent! The Czech Technical University overcame stiff competition to win the race yet again this year.



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