Tajik athletes will participate in the largest kayaking and canoeing competition in Russia, the organizing committee stressed
Athletes from Tajikistan will take part in the Cup of the Ageev brothers and Olympic champions Yuri Postrigai and Alexander Dyachenko in kayaking and canoeing.From this they told the organizing committee of the tournament.It is noted that the competition will be held from 2 to 6 August on the territory of the Rowing Canal of Moscow. Rowers from Kazakhstan, Belarus and Russia will also take part in the Cup.
“The distances are short this year, so the tournament suits our sprinters first of all,” said Alexander Kostoglod, head coach of the Russian kayaking and canoeing team.
According to him, the Cup of the Ageev brothers “from year to year attracts more and more spectators and becomes more and more bright and spectacular.”In addition, the total prize fund will be 10 million rubles.
Named rivals of Tajikistan in the qualifying stage of the 2026 World CupThe Cup of the Ageev brothers and Olympic champions Yuri Postrigai and Alexander Dyachenko in kayaking and canoeing is an annual international tournament that has been held in Russia since 2001.In 2020, the competition was included in the calendar of the International Canoe Federation ICF.
Source : Sputnik