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Corinth Canal to become Athletic Center to Boost Sports Tourism

A series of sporting events will take place in the Corinth Canal in the coming weeks, aiming at promoting the region internationally, as a center for sports tourism.
After the swimming crossover competition, scheduled for September 24/9, there will be a series of boat races on October 22.
On that day, the Hellenic Federation of Canoe – Kayak – SUP is organizing a unique competition in the Corinth Canal, with the aim of attracting foreign athletes.
Using the slogan “take your boat and paddle and come to the Corinth Canal for a unique experience”, the organizing committee is sending out an invitation not just to foreign athletes, but also to all friends of paddling competitions, to measure their strengths and combine sport with entertainment on the natural track of the Canal.
Last year, 300 athletes and kayak, canoe and SUP paddlers attempted this unique pass through the canal with great success.
The competition will include the following categories of boats: SUP 14’0 ”, SUP 12’6 ”, SUP ALL AROUND, SUP OPEN, SUP 14’0 ”, SUP 12’6 ”, Kayak Sprint K1, K2, K4 , C1, C2, Kayak Slalom K1, Kanoe Sprint / Slalom C1, C2, Surf Ski and Summer Tourism (sit-on-top, sit-in, inflatable).
Participants should be at least 14 years of age.

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