Stefanos Ntouskos of Greece will be aiming for a first world title in the men’s single sculls ©Getty Images

The United States and Italy boast the biggest squads as the best rowers in the world are heading to the Czech Republic for the 2022 World Rowing Championships.

Starting tomorrow and going on until September 25, 900 athletes from over 65 nations will be in action at the Račice's Labe Arena.

Olympic champion Stefanos Ntouskos of Greece will be aiming for a first world title in the men’s single sculls.

But he will made to work for it, with the line-up featuring world champion Oliver Zeidler of Germany and European champion Melvin Twellaar of the Netherlands.

New Zealand's Emma Twigg will be the one to beat in the women's single sculls after her triumph in Tokyo.

European champion Lenka Antošová will be the home favourite challenging her while world medallists Tara Rigney of Australia and Jeannine Gmelin of Switzerland will also be in contention for the title.

As always, the men's eight is expected to be a hotly contested affair with reigning Olympic champions New Zealand tipped for gold.

Defending champions Germany, despite having a new team except for 2019 winner Torben Johannesen, can surprise everyone.

Britain is certainly a threat having won gold in every event they have entered participated so far this season.

Olympic champions Canada will be careful with Australia in the women's eight, after a shock World Cup defeat earlier in the season.

European champions Romania and the Netherlands also boast a squad capable of standing on the podium.

The Chinese women's quadruple sculls squad of Chen Yunxia, Zhang Ling, Lyu Yang and Cui Xiaotong will be hoping to add to their Olympic glory in Tokyo while the Australians are the favourites for the men's and women's fours after bagging both the titles in the Japanese capital.