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Canoe Polo

The great paddling team ballsport

Canoe Polo is a spectacular team game, which combines elements of water polo, basketball and canoeing! The game is played by two teams of five players each, trying to score goals with a waterpolo ball in a net suspended above the water at each end of a "playing pitch", which is often a swimming pool. The fast, exciting game is played in two halves of ten minutes each, and produces fast, robust action, where a wide range of skills, including the Eskimo roll, are regularly used.

The paddlers use short, manoeuvrable polo-boat kayaks, paddled with two-bladed paddles and wear helmets, facemasks and lifejackets for safety and protection.

DOCUMENTS can be found here.

ECA Competitions

ECA Congress
March 30. 2019, Belgrade, SRB
2019 ECA Wildwater Sprint Canoeing ...
April 5. - 6. 2019, Skopje, MKD
2019 ECA Junior Wildwater Canoeing ...
April 5. - 6. 2019, Skopje
2019 ECA Wildwater Sprint Canoeing ...
April 12. - 13. 2019, Osilnica - Kolpa River, SLO
2019 ECA Junior Wildwater Canoeing ...
April 12. - 13. 2019, Osilnica - Kolpa River, SLO
14th Vohandu Canoe Marathon
April 20. 2019, Voru, EST
2019 ECA Wildwater Sprint Canoeing ...
April 27. - 28. 2019, Augsburg, GER
2019 ECA Wildwater Canoeing ...
May 14. - 18. 2019, Kobarid&Bovec, SLO
2019 ECA Paracanoe European ...
May 24. - 26. 2019, Poznan, POL
2019 ECA Junior Wildwater Canoeing ...
May 25. - 26. 2019, Ticino, SUI
2019 ECA Wildwater Sprint Canoeing ...
June 1. - 2. 2019, La Seu d'Urgell, ESP
2019 ECA Canoe Slalom European ...
May 30. - June 2. 2019, Pau, FRA
All competitions

NEWS

Jenny Egan hopes to qualify for Olympic Games
Jenny Egan hopes to qualify for Olympic Games

The season 2018 was historical for Jenny Egan and Irish Canoe Sprint. 31-year-old paddler from Leixlip in Kildare won bronze medal in the 5000 metres event of the 2018 World Championships in Portugal. This was the first ever medal for Irish Canoeing at Sprint World Championships. This year Egan focuses on European Games and World Championships where she will fight for the Olympic quota.

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Canoe Federation of Serbia awarded the best in 2018
Canoe Federation of Serbia awarded the best in 2018

Canoe Federation of Serbia celebrated their annual “Canoeing Day” in one of Belgrade’s hotels and awarded the best in the season 2018. Milica Starović received an award for the best female paddler of the year, while in male category the award went to Marko Tomičević and Milenko Zorić.

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Claire O’Hara wins MBE in New Year Honours
Claire O’Hara wins MBE in New Year Honours

British canoe freestyle star Claire O’Hara has been awarded an MBE for her services in canoeing in the New Years Honours list. Ray Goodwin, first paddler to cross the Irish Sea unsupported, is also among those on the list.

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