Another champion waves goodbye

20/02/2017 – The canoeing season 2017 will miss some of the biggest stars of the last years because many of the medallists from Olympic Games, European and World Championships decided to end their careers after the Olympic season 2016. The next paddler to announce retirement from competitive sport is British canoe sprinter Ed McKeever MBE, Olympic Champion from London, 2010 European Champion and 2010 World Champion.

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In Unison – the story of Veronica Yoko Plebani

15/02/2017 – Simone Rigamonti, the filmmaker from Brescia, brings us an inspirational short film featuring Italian paracanoeist Veronica Yoko Plebani. This film won the first prize in the 'Independents' category of the ‘Palashort 2016 - short films Palazzolo’ competition.

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Serghei Tarnovschi (MDA) suspended for four years

13/02/2017 – Canoe Sprint athlete Serghei Tarnovschi who represented Moldova at the 2016 Olympic Games and also won a bronze medal in men's C1 1000 metres event has been suspended for four years after his sample was positive for banned substances.

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Carolin Leonhardt continues her career as an assistant trainer

12/02/2017 – German sprint canoeist Carolin Leonhardt decided to end her sporting career after the last season and to focus on new challenges. 32-year-old paddler who won three Olympic medals, three medals from the European Championships and fifteen World Championships medals will now share her sporting experiences in a role of an assistant trainer.

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2016 ECA Canoe Slalom European Championships, Liptovsky Mikulaš, Slovakia

Spanish Olympic Committee awards Marta Felpeto Lamas, ECA BoD member

04/02/2017 - The Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) awarded Marta Felpeto Lamas, ECA Board of Directors member, with their special award – Olympic golden badge, which is one of the four highest honours of the COE.


The Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) awarded Marta Felpeto Lamas, the first Spanish woman to be elected to the European Canoe Association’s Board of Directors position and international canoeing technical official who also took part in the 2010 Singapore Youth Olympic Games and 2015 Baku European Games, for her “outstanding contribution and dedication to the development of canoeing in Spain”.

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Europe Canoe Events

2017 ECA Competitions

ECA Canoe Wildwater Championships
May 11 - 14, 2017
Skopje, MKD
www.eca2017-ww.canoe.mk

ECA Canoe Slalom Championships
May 31 - June 4, 2017
Tacen, SLO
www.slalomtacen.com

ECA Junior & U23 Canoe Sprint Championships
June 22 - 25, 2017
Belgrade, SRB
www.ec2017.kayakserbia.com

ECA Canoe Marathon Championships
June 30 - July 2, 2017
Ponte de Lima, POR
www.canoemarathonportugal.com

ECA Dragonboat & Club Championships
July 6 - 9, 2017
Szeged, HUN
http://www.szeged2017.com/dragonboat.html

ECA Canoe Sprint Championships
July 14 - 16, 2017
Plovdiv, BUL
www.plovdiv.canoe-bg.com

ECA Junior & U23 Canoe Slalom Championships
August 16 - 20, 2017
Hohenlimburg, GER
www.em2017.holibu.de/en/

ECA Canoe Polo Championships
August 23 - 27, 2017
Saint Omer, FRA

ECA Canoe Slalom Championships May 31 - June 4, 2017 Tacen

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