European Canoe Association’s Board of Directors held a meeting today in the Headquarters of the Spanish Olympic Committee in Madrid, Spain.
Among the discussed matters concerning the future of European Canoeing were also the venues of the upcoming European Championships.
At a meeting ECA’s Board of Directors revised the candidacies for the 2021 ECA European Championships and already awarded four Championships to the best bidders, while other four venues of the European Championships in the year 2021 remain undecided at the moment. 2021 ECA Senior Canoe Sprint and Paracanoeing European Championships was awarded to Duisburg (Germany), Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint European Championships will be in Poznan (Poland), Senior Canoe Slalom European Championships will be organised in Ivrea (Italy), while Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom European Championships will be held in Krakow (Poland).
The 2019 ECA Wildwater Canoeing European Championships was not awarded until today when ECA’s Board of Directors decided the Championships will be held in Kobarid (Slovenia).
Next ECA congress is scheduled for 2019 and the organisation of the congress was awarded to Belgrade, Serbia.
During their meeting the responsible at ECA also nominated Mr. Gianluca Zannoni for Canoe Polo technical delegate and named the jury members for the 2018 ECA European Championships.
It was also stated that due to non-paying of membership fee the Armenian Canoe Federation is no longer a member of ECA until they pay the outstanding dues.
ECA Board awarded:
ECA 2019 Wildwater Canoeing European Championships to Kobarid, SLO,
ECA 2020 Junior & U23 Wildwater Canoeing European Championships to Solkan, SLO,
ECA 2021 Canoe Sprint and Paracanoeing European Championships to Duisburg, GER,
ECA 2021 Canoe Sprint Juniors & U23 European Championships to Poznan, POL,
ECA 2021 Canoe Slalom European Championships to Ivrea, ITA,
ECA 2021 Canoe Slalom Juniors & U23 European Championships to Krakow, POL.
Source: European Canoe Association.