Paracanoeing

Paddling
Paracanoeing

21 - 24 May 2020


Location:

Tokyo, Japan
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Organiser:

Canoecopia

Overview

Paracanoe is canoeing for athletes with a range of physical disabilities. The Paralympic version of the sport is governed by the International Canoe Federation (ICF), and a va'a-specific variant is governed by the International Va'a Federation (IVF).

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Course details

A meeting of the International Paralympic Committee in Guangzhou, China in 2010 decided to add paracanoe to the Paralympic programme.[3] As a result, paracanoe debuted at the Rio 2016 Summer Paralympics where single kayak races were contested.

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What's included

The two main types of paracanoe boat are kayaks (K), with a double-blade paddle, and outrigger canoes called va'as (V) where the paddler has a second hull as a support float and uses a single blade paddle with a T-top handle.

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21 - 24 May 2020


Location:

Tokyo, Japan
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Organiser:

Canoecopia

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