Canoe/Kayak

Jul 12-14

2013 ICF Surfski World Championships International

Porto, Portugal

2013 ICF Surfski (Ocean Racing) World Championships


The International Canoe Federation has advanced the date for the first World Championship Canoe Ocean.

The World Championship will be held in Portugal - Vila do Conde - 12 to 14 July 2013. It will be the first World Cup of the specialty and will feature the best athletes in the world surfski. In that window of 3 days the evidence will take place on the day with the best wind conditions.
So far we have information that the test will take about 20 km from the beach starting with the Azurara - Vila do Conde.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
For the Elite category, the top 30 athletes of the ICF Ocean Racing Series + 2 athletes per country / category.

By the end of the year the ICF will provide the evidence that will count towards the world circuit and where athletes can earn points to qualify for the World Cup.

CLASS
men: SS-1, SS-2

women: SS-1, SS-2

mixed: SS-2

CATEGORIES
Junior (U-18)

30/1 + 2 ranking by country
Sub-23

30/1 + 2 ranking by country
Elite (no age limit)

30/1 + 2 ranking by country

Open - 24-34

No limit official entry. Limitations define as agreed ICF and organizers of the competition according to the security conditions.

Vet 35-39
Vet 40-44

The categories increase in groups of 5 years.

Event Site: http://summerchallenge.nelo.eu

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/491837100840074/

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