Canoe Sprint

Follow the links below to learn about specific committee updates, coaching news, rules and regulations.

Canoe Sprint – Canoe sprint takes place on a straight course divided in lanes, on calm water (read more…)

Canoe Slalom – Canoe Slalom is an Olympic sport that is held on rivers or on artificial white water courses (read more…)

Wildwater/Freestyle – Wildwater racing is extremely demanding. In this discipline, athletes race down a course of (read more…)

Marathon – Marathons are long distance races on rivers, lakes, estuaria or open sea. The course may include obstacles such as shallows, rocks and portages (read more…)

Canoe Polo – a competitive ball sport played on water, in a defined “field”, between two teams of five players, each in a kayak (read more…)

Para Canoe – Para Canoe gives opportunities for paddlers with physical disabilities to participate and compete at club, national, and international levels ( read more…)

Dragon Boat – Dragon boats are long, open canoes, paddled by 10-20 paddlers using single-bladed paddles (read more…)

Medical Committee

Canoe sprint takes place on a straight course divided in lanes, on calm water. The distances recognised by the ICF for international races are 200 m, 500 m, and 1000 m.

Canoe Sprint has been a part of the Olympic Summer Games since 1936 (Berlin) for Men, and 1948 (London) for Women.

Sprint Committee

Sprint Coaching News

Sprint Rules & Regulations

Click here to see the Sprint Qualification System for the 2015 Games.


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