Plovdiv will host finals across 14 categories at the World Rowing Junior Championships tomorrow ©Getty Images

The line-ups for tomorrow’s medal races at the World Rowing Junior Championships were confirmed after semi-finals in six categories in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv today.

In the first men’s pair semi-final, Andrei-Petrisor Axintoi and Iliuta-Leontin Nutescu for Romania, Aksel Wergeland and Einar Bjorvik of Norway and Christos Margaritoglou and Apostolos Lykomitros from Greece all earned places in the A final with top-three finishes, with Ferdinando Emanuele Chierchia and Federico Ceccarino seeing Italy through to the B final in fourth.

In the second semi-final, Paul Martin and Kieran Holthues won the race for Germany, and will be joined in the final by Canadian duo Alexander Gonin and Matteo Banducci, and the host nation’s Tsvetomir Malinov and Ivan Yankulov.

In the men’s quadruple sculls, the first semi-final was won by Germany, who finished nearly five seconds ahead of Belarus in second and more than eight seconds clear of Ireland in third - all three teams progressed to the final, with Russia pipping Romania to fourth for a place in the B final.

The second semi-final saw the Czech Republic, Italy and Switzerland progress.

In the men’s double sculls, the first semi-final saw Finn Staeblein and Adrian Groth of Germany win the race, with Italians Emanuele Bergamin and Marco Dri in second and Poland’s Mikolaj Kulka and Daniel Galeza also reaching the final.

The three pairs progressing from the second semi-final all recorded slower times than the top three of the first race, but Samuel Arque and Martin Bauer of France, Oisin Boyle and Martin O’Grady of Ireland and Andreas Athanasiadis Kaoudis and Konstantinos Christou of Greece all did enough to qualify for the final.

The first women’s double sculls semi-final saw Jana Dremelj and Ruby Cop of Slovenia edge France’s Gaia Chiavini and Jeanne Roche to win the race, and they will be joined in the final by the third-placed Dutch pair of Lotta Van Westreenen and Phaedra Van Der Molen.

Holly Davis and Rachel Bradley of Ireland recorded the fastest time across the two races to win the second semi-final in 7min 12.17sec, just ahead of Italy’s Alice Bussacchetti and Edda Volponi, while Greece’s Styliani Natsioula and Aikaterini Gkogkou complete the six-pair final.

In the men’s single sculls, Isaiah Harrison of the United States was the only rower to record a sub-seven-minute time, progressing from the first semi-final alongside Lithuania’s Povilas Juskevicius and Italy’s Marco Prati.

The second semi-final was won by Germany’s Oliver Holtz, with Belgium’s Aaron Andries and Denmark’s August Wisholm making up the top three.

In the women’s single sculls, France’s Mya Bosquet, Latvia’s Laine Rumpe and The Netherlands’ Marg Van Der Wal eased through the first semi-final, while Aurelia-Maxima Janzen of Switzerland, Giulia Clerici of Italy and Evangelia Fragkou of Greece progressed from the other race.

Tomorrow begins with the B finals, before A finals are held across 14 categories to decide the World Rowing Junior Championships medals.