DUISBURG (15.3.2019). Duisburg hosts the 2023 Canoe World Championships. The Canoe Regatta Club was awarded the contract by the Board of Directors of the World Federation ICF on Friday in Beijing. Duisburg has prevailed with its regatta course against Montemor in Portugal, the Bulgarian Plovdiv, Moscow and Poznan. Ten years after the 2013 World Championship, the city is once again furnishing "its living room" for the title fights of the world's best paddlers. There is no exact date yet. What is certain is that the Wedau gold medal will be awarded in the summer of 2023.
DUISBURG (15.2.2019). Duisburg competes for the Canoe World Championships 2023. The Kanu-Regatta Verein presents itself on March 15th in Beijing, when the world federation awards the title competitions. Six more cities will compete for the World Championships in the pre-Olympic year. Together with Duisburg, Montemor in Portugal, the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv, Rotterdam, Moscow, Poznan and Shanghai will compete for the event.
China, Canada, and Portugal launch their best paddlers in Duisburg
DUISBURG (07.01.2019). The Duisburger Kanu-Regatta-Verein had not sent the invitation to the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup into the world yet, there already the first promises arrived. China, Canada and Portugal will start from 31 May to 2 June with their best paddlers on the Wedau track. The German Canoeing Federation will compete with all its top athletes for medals and World Cup points at the home game. Of course, the DKV team does not need its own invitation as host.
Gold and lots of praise for a perfect regatta on the "Premium Competition Site"
DUISBURG (27.5.2018). Duisburg successfully returns to the world stage of canoeing. The team of the organizing Kanu-Regatta-Vereins, led by President Jürgen Joachim, received praise for the organization of the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 2018 from Friday to Sunday on the Wedau-Course in Duisburg's Sportpark. Thomas Konietzko, President of the German Canoe Federation and Vice President of the World Federation ICF spoke of a "perfect regatta".
Decision of the Continental Association unanimously in favour of the Wedau Course
The 2021 European Canoe Championships are coming to Duisburg
DUISBURG (15.03.2018). The European Championships 2021 in canoe racing will be held on the Wedau-Course in Duisburg. This was announced by the German Canoe Federation. During its meeting in Madrid, the board of the European Canoe Federation unanimously awarded the prize to the German Canoe Federation, which had applied to host the event in Duisburg. Germany won the vote against Russia, which had started with the course in Moscow. The fight of the Para canoeists for titles and medals is also integrated into the European Championships.
Half a racing canoe for race course boss Mirko Günther
DUISBURG (28.05.2018). Normally the German racing canoeists don't do half things. On Sunday, after the last race at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup at the Regatta Course Duisburg, they allowed themselves an exception. Team Germany gave a half canoe to race track manager Mirko Günther. Beautifully sawn through the length.
World Federation ICF awards the World Championships of Para-Canoeing and the World Cup to Duisburg
DUISBURG (29.03.2018). The regatta location Duisburg is again in demand worldwide. In the year 2021 the best canoeists of the continent will compete in the European Championship on the Wedau-Course. Already in 2020 the "Wimbledon of canoeing", as the president of the world federation, José Perurena, called Duisburg, will be the venue of the world championships in para canoeing. Furthermore, the Kanu-Regatta-Verein Duisburg (KRV) will not only host the Sprint World Cup this year from May 25th to 27th. "We already have commitments for the World Cups next year and in 2020," says Jürgen Joachim, President of the KRV.