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World Rowing Federation
World Rowing Logo.svg
Sport Rowing
Jurisdiction Worldwide
Abbreviation FISA, WR
Founded 25 June 1892; 129 years ago (1892-06-25)
Headquarters Lausanne, Switzerland
President Jean-Christophe Rolland
Official website

The World Rowing Federation, or World Rowing, previously known as FISA (French: Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Aviron), is the international governing body for rowing. Its current president is Jean-Christophe Rolland who succeeded Denis Oswald at a ceremony held in Lucerne in July 2014.

The World Rowing Cup, World Rowing Championships, and other such competitions are overseen by this organization.

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