Canoe(Sprint)

Canoe(Sprint)

Sport Overview

In canoe sprint, up to nine boats start together and race on a straight course on a calm river, pond or lake. Events vary depending on the number of crew members or distance, and include the singles, doubles and fours, and the 200 m and 500 m. Furthermore, events are categorised into kayak (double paddle) and Canadian (single paddle) depending on the type of canoe.
(Examples of category denotations: K1 (kayak singles), C4 (Canadian fours), KL (disabled kayak), etc.)

Event

(General Category)
DivisionDistanceEventGenderAge / Class
Canoe500mK1Men30+,35+,40+,45+,50+,55+,60+,65+,70+,75+
Women30+,35+,40+,45+,50+,55+,60+,65+,70+,75+
K2Men30+,35+,40+,45+,50+,55+,60+,65+,70+,75+
Women30+,35+,40+,45+,50+,55+,60+,65+,70+,75+
Mixed30+,35+,40+,45+,50+,55+,60+,65+,70+,75+
K4MenOpen
WomenOpen
MixedOpen
C1Men30+,35+,40+,45+,50+,55+,60+,65+,70+,75+
WomenOpen
C2Men30+,35+,40+,45+,50+,55+,60+,65+,70+,75+
WomenOpen
MixedOpen
C4MenOpen
WomenOpen
MixedOpen
200mK1Men30+,35+,40+,45+,50+,55+,60+,65+,70+,75+
Women30+,35+,40+,45+,50+,55+,60+,65+,70+,75+
K2Men30+,35+,40+,45+,50+,55+,60+,65+,70+,75+
Women30+,35+,40+,45+,50+,55+,60+,65+,70+,75+
Mixed30+,35+,40+,45+,50+,55+,60+,65+,70+,75+
K4MenOpen
WomenOpen
MixedOpen
C1Men30+,35+,40+,45+,50+,55+,60+,65+,70+,75+
WomenOpen
C2Men30+,35+,40+,45+,50+,55+,60+,65+,70+,75+
WomenOpen
MixedOpen
C4MenOpen
WomenOpen
MixedOpen

(Category of Athletes with Impairments)
DivisionDistanceEventGenderImpairments
Para-sport Canoe200mKLMenKL1,KL2,KL3
WomenKL1,KL2,KL3
VLMenVL1,VL2,VL3
WomenVL1,VL2,VL3
*In a race in which more than two athletes participate, the team shall participate in the age category of the youngest athlete.

Eligibility

(1)Japanese nationals with impairments who wish to participate must register with the Japan Para Canoe Association before applying for participation.
(2)Overseas nationals with impairments who wish to participate must register with the International Canoe Federation or the National Federation in their own country before applying for participation and submit a PDF file of the relevant documents.


【Age Requirement】
Minimum age is 30 (born on or before 31 December 1991)
In line with the sport-specific rules, an athlete must compete in their designated age group, with your age determined as at 31 December 2021. For example, if you are 39 during Games time but have turned 40 by 31 December 2021, you would compete in the 40+ age category.

Sports Information Guide

Schedule

Sport Discipline May 2021 Venues
14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Canoe Marathon                          
Kumihama Bay Canoe Stadium
Sprint                          
Tsuburo Lake Canoe Stadium
Slalom                              
Naka River Wajiki Rhine
Polo                            
Onzui Lake Canoe Course
Dragon Boat                              
Biwako Motor Racing Course

※The above schedule was created based on the information that is current as of June 5th, 2020. It is subject to change due to various circumstances in the future.

Venue

Tsuburo Lake Canoe Stadium

Location 491-5 Hirao Yoshino-cho Yoshino-gun Nara
Games Accreditation Temporary Accreditation Venue:Yoshino Athletic Park(5/20-24) Sports Check-in
Access ・10minutes by Shuttle bus from Yamato-Kamiichi Sta.
・50minutes by car fromMinami-HannaExpressway “Katsuragi”Interchange
・60minutes by car fromNishi-MeihanExpressway “Koriyama”Interchange
・40minutes by car fromMeihanNational Route“Hari”Interchange
Official Homepage http://www.town.yoshino.nara.jp

Sport Check-in

【Date and Time】
 Thursday, 20 May – Monday, 24 May 2021, 7:00 – 16:00

【Venue】
 Yoshino Sports Park Gymnasium (910 Yamaguchi, Yoshino-cho, Yoshino-gun, Nara)

【Others】
 All athletes are advised to complete the check-in procedure as much as possible by the day before the competition.

Nearest Village

Masters Village Nara

Location 3 Ikenocho, Nara City, Nara
Access ・ From Kintetsu Nara Station, exit through East Gates and proceed to the ground floor of exit 2.
 Then proceed south on Higashimuki Shopping Mall, face the statue of Gyokibosatsu on your right.
 After a while, you will reach Sanjo Street, take a left on it. When Sarusawa Pond will be visible on your right, turn right and proceed toward the south. Then turn left at the corner of KOTOWA Nara Park (wedding hall), you will see the Nara visitor Center & Inn building. (8 minutes walk)
・ From JR Nara Station, proceed to East Gate, cross the traffic light in front of the Nara City
Tourist Information Center and go east on Sanjo Street. When Sarusawa Pond will be visible on your right, turn right and proceed toward the south. Then turn left at the corner of KOTOWA Nara Park (wedding hall), you will see the Nara visitor Center & Inn building. (16 minutes walk)
Official Homepage https://www.sarusawa.nara.jp/

Yoshino Athletic Park

Location 910 Yamaguchi Yoshino-cho, Yoshino-gun, Nara-ken
Access
Official Homepage https://www.town.yoshino.nara.jp/about/shisetsu/kouen/yoshino-undokouen.html

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