18 Jun 2020

European Canoe Association delighted to be part of Munich 2022 sports programme

Canoe Sprint has been added to the now-finalized sports programme of nine sports for the multi-sport 2022 European Championships in Munich.

The respective European Championships in Canoe Sprint plus Beach Volleyball, Sport Climbing and Table Tennis have joined those in Athletics, Cycling, Gymnastics, Rowing and Triathlon for the event that will take place Thursday 11th to Sunday 21st August 2022.

The Munich 2022 European Championships Canoe Sprint are set to feature 465 male and female athletes competing in canoe sprint and kayak disciplines in 30 medal events. Across the nine sports, 4,400 athletes from 50 countries are set to compete in a total of 158 medal events.

Albert Woods OBE, President of the European Canoe Association (ECA), said, ‘’I am delighted that the sport of Canoe Sprint is included in the European Championships 2022 in Munich.

‘’It will be a great European Championships for us and also represents 50 years since the Munich Olympic Games 1972. I am sure it will prove to be a well-organised multi-sport European Championships, and on behalf of the whole sport of canoeing I find this a great honour to be a part of it.’’