The second World Rowing Indoor Championships took place at the Long Beach Sprints in Long Beach, California, USA on February 24, 2019. The event was a partnership between Concept2, World Rowing, USRowing and the Long Beach Sprints, and also served as the first USRowing Indoor National Championships.
The distance for all WRIC events is 2000 metres. The event is open to anyone who wants to compete, with no qualification necessary.
The World Rowing Indoor Championships has official world championship status. The race changes venue each year, showcasing a truly international sport and bringing the best athletes from all corners of the globe.
Olena Buryak, winner of the Women's Open at the 2018 World Rowing Indoor Championships