Europe's best young canoe slalom paddlers ready to compete in Solkan (SLO)

Solkan (23/08/2016) - The emerald Soča River in Solkan, settlement in the City Municipality of Nova Gorica (SLO) which borders Italy, will host one of the last big canoe slalom events of the season 2016. The 2016 ECA Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom Championships will start this Wednesday (24 August) with an opening ceremony in Nova Gorica. The first races will follow on Thursday. Over 350 boats are expected to start in Slovenia this week.

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Germany dominates the Canoe Sprint Olympic events; Hungarian Danuta Kozak wins triple gold

Just before the curtain falls on the Rio 2016 Olympic Games all the Canoe Sprint Olympic Champions are known. The 29-year-old Danuta Kozak (HUN) was the first name of the competitions in Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas. She won three gold medals in Rio de Janeiro. In addition she also has medals from the Olympic Games in Beijing and London which lists her on the second place of the most successful canoe sprint athletes of the Olympic Games, just behind Birgit Fischer (GER). Not only that - Danuta Kozak is the first canoe sprint athlete in history to win three gold medals at the same Olympic Games. Apart from Kozak’s excellent performances German Canoe Sprint team dominated the last week of the Games in Brazil, winning medals in seven out of twelve events.

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New Canoe Slalom Olympic Champions crowned in Rio de Janeiro

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games brought excellent canoe slalom racing in the Deodoro venue where the world’s best canoe slalom paddlers fought for the Olympic medals. Five days of excitement, two days of heats and three days of finals, brought new Olympic Champions even though some medallists from the previous Olympic Games once again reached the podium.

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Stefan Henze (1981 - 2016)

The canoeing community is in a shock after tragic loss of Stefan Henze. German canoe slalom coach, 2004 Olympic medallist, has died following severe injuries sustained in a car crash in Rio de Janeiro.

We would like to express our sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Rest in peace, Stefan.

 

 

 

 

Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Canoeing Schedule

CANOE SLALOM
7-11 August 2016
Schedule, results, athletes etc.: https://www.rio2016.com/en/canoe-slalom


CANOE SPRINT
15-20 August 2016
Schedule, results, athletes etc.: https://www.rio2016.com/en/canoe-sprint

 

 

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ECA Junior Canoe Slalom European Cup races in Bratislava

Bratislava (01/08/2016) - The well known and challenging canoe slalom course in Bratislava, Slovakia, welcomed young competitors this Saturday and Sunday at the eighth and ninth ECA Junior Canoe Slalom European Cup races in the season 2016. Athletes from 18 countries took part in this competition on the same venue which hosted the 2010 ECA Senior Canoe Slalom European Championships as well as World Championships a year later. The last two races in the ECA Junior Canoe Slalom European Cup series will be organised upcoming weekend in Česke Budejovice (CZE).

 

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Europe Canoe Events

2016 ECA Competitions

European Canoe Slalom Seniors Championships
May 12 - 15, 2016
Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK

European Canoe Freestyle Championships
May 25 - 29, 2016                    Plattling, GER

European Canoe Sprint Seniors Championships
June 24 - 26, 2016
Moscow, RUS

European Canoe Marathon Championships
July 1 - 3, 2016
Pontevedra, ESP

European Canoe Sprint Juniors & U23 Championships
July 14 - 17, 2016
Plovdiv, BUL

Eca Junior Wildwater Championships
July 20 - 24, 2016
Predlitz Mur, AUT

European Canoe Slalom Juniors & U23 Championships
August 25 - 28, 2016
Solkan, SLO

European Canoe Ocean Racing Championships
September 20-25, 2016
Cagliari - Sardegnia, ITA

ECA Paracanoe Championships information
June 24 - 26, 2016
Moscow, RUS

Classification for Paracanoe European Championships 2016

ECA Canoe Polo Cup
Juni 25 - 26, 2016
Mechelen, BEL

ECA Canoe Polo Cup
July 15 - 17, 2016
Thury, FRA

Eurochallenge - Euro Cup 1
April 29 - May 01, 2016
Spain (ESP)

Nello Summer Challenge - Euro Cup 2
July 08 - 10, 2016
Portugal

European Club Championship Canoe Polo 2016
September 30, 2016,                Spain

                                                                               

 

 

 

 

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