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Igor Trunov (UKR) banned for four years
13.11.2017

Igor Trunov (UKR) banned for four years

International Canoe Federation has banned Ukrainian canoe sprint kayaker Igor Trunov for four years after he failed the doping test earlier this year. In the press release it is stated that 25-year-old Ukrainian returned an “elevated testosterone reading” during an in-competition test at the first ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup of the season 2017 in Montemor-o-Velho, Portugal.

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Europeans lead the World Paddle Awards Nominations
6.11.2017

Europeans lead the World Paddle Awards Nominations

The names of the nominees for the 2017 World Paddle Awards have been announced and European representatives are leading the nominations in seven categories. Twelve European countries have at least one nominee for the award. The public voting on WPA website ends on 19th November 2017

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The ECA Board of Directors meeting in Budapest
5.11.2017

The ECA Board of Directors meeting in Budapest

Hungary hosted the last ECA Board of Directors meeting in the year 2017. The governing body of the European Canoe Association evaluated the season 2017 and also looked forward to the upcoming years. They have also set the final dates of the 2018 European Championships.

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Review of Andrea Pace's new book on sprint canoeing technique

Complements to the Base Technique in Sprint Kayaking: Methods of Evaluation
 
Author of the book Andrea Pace graduated in physics and is a former sprint canoeing competitor and coach. Currently he works for the Italian Institute for Medicine and Sport Science in Rome and is also a co-worker at the Italian institute for Naval Architectures' ship model experiment tank.

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ECA Vice-President Jaroslav Pollert receives Czech state award
2.11.2017

ECA Vice-President Jaroslav Pollert receives Czech state award

Vice-President of the European Canoe Association Jaroslav Pollert received the Czech state award on the occasion of the 99th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia at the end of the First World War on October 28th, the country’s national day and holiday. President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman awarded Jaroslav Pollert with the First degree Medal of Merit.

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