|Lake type||artificial lake, rowing|
|Basin countries||United Kingdom|
Dorney Lake is a purpose built rowing lake in the United Kingdom. Buckinghamshire (abbreviated Bucks) is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan home county in South East England. A lake (from Latin lacus) is a Terrain feature (or Physical feature) a body of Liquid on the surface of a world that is localized to the A reservoir is most broadly a place or hollow vessel where Fluid is kept in Reserve, for later use A drainage basin is an extent of Land where Water from Rain or Snow melt drains downhill into a body of water such as a River, GB coxless pair of Toby Garbett & Rick Dunn at Henley Royal Regatta 2004 A lake (from Latin lacus) is a Terrain feature (or Physical feature) a body of Liquid on the surface of a world that is localized to the The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located It is located at grid reference SU929779 in the small village of Dorney and near the towns of Windsor and Eton. The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using Latitude and Longitude Dorney is a Village and Civil parish within South Bucks district in the English county of Buckinghamshire, near Slough and Windsor (ˈwɪnzə/ /ˈwɪndzə is a suburban town and tourist destination in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. Eton is a Town in Berkshire, England, lying on the opposite bank of the River Thames to Windsor and connected to it by Windsor The lake is privately owned and financed by Eton College who have spent £17 million developing it and no public money has been used. Eton College, or just Eton, is a world-famous British Independent school for boys founded in 1440 by King Henry VI. Although it is primarily for use by the school, the facilities are made available to the rowing community (as well as for canoeing, dragon boat and triathlon training). Canoeing is the activity of paddling a Canoe for the purpose of recreation (also called a float trip Sport, or transportation. A dragon boat or "dragonboat" is a very long and narrow human-powered Boat now used in the team Paddling sport of dragon boat A triathlon is an endurance sports event consisting of Swimming, cycling and Running over various distances
The lake will be used as the 2012 Summer Olympic venue for rowing and canoe/kayak flatwater. The 2012 Summer Olympic venues are mostly located in the host city of London, though some other events require facilities located elsewhere This article discusses flatwater racing (sprint and marathon racing, competitive forms of Canoeing and Kayaking on more or less flat water This will involve enhancing the existing facilities to include 20,000 seats, most of which will be temporary.
Dorney Lake has been chosen to host the following international rowing events:
These follow the FISA rules for a Category A rowing lake. The Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Aviron, or FISA for short is the International Rowing Federation which is the governing body for