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Silkeborg is ready for the 2022 ECA Canoe Marathon European Championships

Silkeborg is ready for the 2022 ECA Canoe Marathon European Championships 24.7.2022

Denmark will host the 2022 ECA Canoe Marathon European Championships from Thursday to Sunday, and on Monday and Tuesday the 2022 ECA Masters Canoe Marathon European Cup will take place in Silkeborg, the outdoor capital of Denmark.

In Silkeborg, everything is ready for the 2022 ECA Canoe Marathon European Championships. This is the first time Denmark hosts the canoe marathon Championships of the Old Continent, while the previous editions were held in Spain, Hungary, Portugal, Italy, France, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Russia and Croatia. However, Denmark hosted two Canoe Marathon World Championships in the past, both times in Copenhagen (1990 and 2013).
Athletes from 17 European countries will fight for the European Champion titles (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine and of course Denmark).
The European Championships will start on Thursday with junior women’s kayak and canoe and junior men’s canoe events, as well as short races. On Friday, junior WK2, MC1 U23, WK1 U23, junior MC2 and MK1 U23 events are on the programme. Saturday brings junior MK1 and senior women’s and men’s kayak and canoe events. On Sunday, the championships will conclude with junior MK2, and senior MC2, MK2 and WK2 events.
Many stars of canoe marathon are on the start lists, which promises exciting action in outdoor capital of Denmark. The first name of the Danish team will be undoubtedly Mads Pedersen, who will try to keep the prestigious European Champion title at home. His task will not be an easy one, as Adrian Boros, Jose Ramalho, Marcel Paufler, Ivan Alonso, Eivind Vold and others will have the same goal in mind.
In men’s canoe Manuel Campos, Manuel Garrido, Jakub Brezina and Marton Horvath also promise good race, while in women’s kayak Vanda Kiszli, Szofia Voros, Jennifer Simmons, Tania Alvarez and Eva Barrios look to win gold. Legendary Renata Csay is also coming to Denmark to fight for the gold in women’s K2 event.
On Monday and Tuesday, masters will take the stage in different age groups, spanning from 35 to 75+ years. Around 200 athletes from 22 countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Ukraine) are on the start list of the 2022 ECA Masters Canoe Marathon European Cup.




European Championships: https://memosoft.spotfokus.com/timetable/eventdetail/70/2022-ECA-Canoe-Marathon-EuropeanChampionships


Masters Cup: https://memosoft.spotfokus.com/timetable/eventdetail/69/2022-ECA-Canoe-Marathon-Masters-CUP


LIVESTREAM: https://www.youtube.com/CanoeEurope


Website: www.canoemarathon.dk


Facebook: www.facebook.com/ECAMarathon2022


Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eurocanoemarathon/