Heart of Canoe Slalom - World Cup Returns to Prague

2023 article fansExcitement is building in anticipation of the pinnacle event of canoe slalom, drawing closer to the iconic banks of the Vltava River. The ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup returns to Prague - Troja for the twentieth time, representing one of the biggest sporting events of the year. From 6th to 9th June  2024, Troja's artificial slalom course will host a wild battle for triumph among the greatest stars of this exhilarating sport.

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prindis 2023 trojaPrague – the epicenter of canoe slalom

Prague, a city with a rich history and a passion for sports, once again becomes the epicenter of canoe slalom. The World Cup in canoe slalom returns to Prague – Troja for the twentieth time, transforming the capital of the Czech Republic into the stage for one of the biggest sporting events of the year. From Thursday to Sunday, 6th to 9th June 2024, Troja will witness a fierce competition on its artificial slalom course among the greatest stars of this thrilling sport, setting the stage for the upcoming Olympic showdown in Paris. Spectators now have the opportunity to purchase tickets from the comfort of their homes.

Kayak cross titles for Woods and and Marx. Czech silver for Fišerová

kajak cross zeny medaileThe four-day stop of the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup in Prague-Troja culminated on Sunday, 11 June, with an attractive new Olympic event kayak cross. In the men's section, the Swiss Dimitri Marx won supremely, and the British Kimberley Woods won among the women. Tereza Fišerová continued her medal success in this discipline and won silver in front of her home fans. The best of the Czech kayakers, Vít Přindiš, finished in the quarterfinals.

Fox and Savšek have the gold on C1. Bronze for Satková

savsek finale 1m cilSaturday (June 10) in Prague's Troja belonged to the C1 competitions. The Czech fans could enjoy another medal, when Gabriela Satková won the bronze. Silver in the women's race went to Monica Doria Vilarrubla of Andorra, and the second gold from Prague goes to Australian Jessica Fox, who will celebrate her 29th birthday tomorrow. The Czech trio did not succeed in the final of the men's category. Slovenian Benjamin Savšek celebrates the gold, silver goes to Slovak Matej Beňuš and the bronze to France thanks to Jules Bernardet.

In the kayak final, Prskavec takes the victory, Prindiš second. Jessica Fox crowned among women

prskavec finale praha cilIn the early evening of Friday (9 June), the K1 men and women finals ended the competition day in Prague - Troja. Among the men, all Czech boats made it to the final, and in the end the home team took the top two places. Jiří Prskavec defeated the rest of the starting field in a breath-taking final, Vít Přindiš won the silver, and the bronze goes to Italy thanks to Giovanni De Gennaro. Australian Jessica Fox rules in the women´s category, second is Ricarda Funk from Germany and third place goes to Mallory Franklin of Great Britain.

Prskavec dominated the kayakers' qualification in Troja, all Czech boats are heading to the semi-finals

foxThe opening of the Canoe Slalom World Cup in Prague - Troja (8-11 June 2023) was a hundred percent success for the Czech representatives. Kayaker Jiří Prskavec is heading to Friday's semi-finals from the first place in the qualification, Jakub Krejčí took sixth place and Vít Přindiš took eleventh place. Among the women, Tereza Fišerová finished fifth, Antonie Galušková from fourteenth place and Amálie Hilgertová as 18th advanced to the semi-finals. Already tomorrow, six Czech competitors will be fighting for medals.

How, where and when to watch the Canoe Slalom World Cup in Prague 2023?

troja obrazok icfThe ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup in Prague - Troja 2023 (8-11 June 2023) is a second race of the ICF series and it starts this Thursday 8 June from 14:00 with the K1 women and men category. It is already the 19th World Cup organised in Prague - Troja. In the start lists, we can see the Olympic and world champions like Jiří Prskavec, Lukáš Rohan and actual world champion Vít Přindiš.

Competitors received their starting numbers at the mayor's residence

8a9a792d 8003 4538 bff0 1172a62cfd15The day before the start of the World Cup race in Prague – Troja (June 8-11, 2023), the competitors received their starting numbers from a representative of the city management at the mayor's residence. On Wednesday, June 7, they welcomed Jessica Fox, Petr Kauzer, Jiří Prskavec, Ricarda Funk, Vít Přindiš, Lukáš Rohan, Amália Hilgertová, Tereza Fišerová and other stars to the festive reception.

Singlcanoe brings me joy, says Jiri Prskavec a day before the World Cup in Prague

TK ke světovému poháru ve vodním slalomu v Troji, sport vodni slalom   Photo by CPAOn Thursday 8 June 2023, the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup will return to Prague's Troja for the nineteenth time. Czech competitors together with the director of the organising committee of the World Cup Jiří Rohan and the head coach of the national team Jiří Prskavec Sr. met with media representatives at a traditional press conference at the Boutique Hotel Yalta. He believes in the success of the national team and the support of the fans from the start of the race on Thursday until Sunday.