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.

Paddleride is a tradition. Summer weather attracted almost 100 paddlers

padlojizda2Paddleride with the 100 years of the Czech Radio was traditionally taking place a weekend before the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup in Prague. On Sunday 4 June, almost 100 sport fans and 35 boats participated in this unique event starting from the Boathouse in Prague – Troja. Also Czech competitors including the silver Olympic medallist from Tokyo Lukáš Rohan did not miss the chance.

I want to succeed on the home soil again, says the kayak world champion Vít Přindiš

Vit PrindisThe current world champion from last year's Augsburg, Vít Přindiš, has a special motivation to compete this year. He will start the season symbolically again at the Eiskanal on German soil, but one of the highlights of the season will be the second of the World Cups in this year's series - at home in Prague-Troja next week. After last year's failure in the semi-finals, when he was knocked down by two penalty touches, one of the best kayakers in the world would like to shine in front of his fans and loved ones. The K1 women's and K1 men's categories will fight for medals on Friday afternoon. More than 390 boats from 45 countries will start in Troja, including a competitor from the Comoros Islands for the first time.

In two weeks, Prague will welcome the biggest canoe slalom stars. Prskavec in a canoe and kayak duel

Jiri PrskavecThere are only two weeks left until the start of the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup in Prague-Troja (8-11 June 2023). For the nineteenth time in the Czech history, sports fans will have the opportunity to meet their sports idols, Olympic champions and world champions, such as Czech superstar Jiří Prskavec, Lukáš Rohan, Vít Přindiš and Tereza Fišerová. Young and older alike will have an interesting accompanying program prepared, which starts already on Sunday, 4 June, with the Paddleride with 100 years of Czech Radio celebrations. TICKETS

Who will compete at the World Cup? Czech team also with Rohan and Hilgertová

A tym vodni slalomThe fourth race of the ČEZ Group Canoe Slalom Czech Cup decided the composition of the A team, which will represent the Czech colors at international events in this year's pre-Olympic season. Olympic kayak champion Jiří Prskavec made it to the national team in canoe slalom both on kayak and canoe. In Troja, which hosted the third and fourth nomination race, he won both his disciplines.

Program of the World Cup in Prague 2023

fiserova reichIn a month, the Canoe Slalom World Cup starts in Prague – Troja (8-11 June 2023). One of the most popular sports event of the year returns to the Vltava River for the nineteenth time. The organising team, led by two-time Olympic medalist Jiří Rohan, invites all sports fans and families to support and cheer for not only the Czech representatives in the fight for a medal and a valuable points in the Olympic qualification. This year, the race program starts unusually on Thursday, 8 June.

Prague is getting ready for the next exciting battle on the Vltava River

REI 7638Less than two months remain until this year's start of the International Canoe Federation (ICF) canoe slalom series. The World Cup in Prague-Troja will start already on Thursday, June 8, and the races will culminate on Sunday, June 11.
Prague is thus traditionally following up on last year's successful event and a long-standing series of top-level races. The World Cup will be held in Prague-Troja for the nineteenth time.