The first step of the Nautical Sports Development Center Project – Calcagno Lake was taken

On February 27, 2020 in Lake Calcagno, URUGUAY, the act of laying the foundation stone of the future NAUTICAL SPORTS DEVELOPMENT CENTER was held.

After a long time, a 20-year loan was obtained for the Uruguayan Canoe Federation, which will be responsible for managing the project.

Thanks to the declared support of the ICF and COPAC, this agreement can be finalized with the outgoing and incoming authorities of the National Secretariatof Sport, present at the event.

The President of the FUC, Sebastián Gómez, Prof. Fernando Cáceres, Mr. João Tomasini and Dr. Sebastián Bauzá spoke.

Work is being done on the design of the project with the architect’s plans and at the same time obtaining resources to start the work.

Attendees to the act.

Representing the ICF, the President of COPAC, Mr. João Tomasini Schwertner, was present.

Also present was the President of the Uruguayan Olympic Committee, Dr. Julio Cesar Maglione, as well as the President of the Uruguayan Paralympic Committee, Mr. Daniel Facal.

By the National Secretariat of Sport, the outgoing authorities, Prof. Fernando Cáceres and his team. The new National Sports Director, Dr. Sebastián Bauzá mandate period 2020-2025.

In addition, there was the presence of Municipal authorities and the Local Board of the Department of Canelones, the Uruguayan Rowing Federation, the Naval School, and other social actors in the area.