27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

5th WUC Canoe Sprint: All WUC finalists decided

Qualifying heats and semi-finals in the Rowing Centre, Middle Kaban Lake, Kazan, are over.

The men’s and women’s kayak 200m finalists have been decided in the last three semi-finals, which conclude Day 2 of the 5th World University Canoe Sprint Championship programme.

The K1 racers Maksim BONDAR (KGZ), Villiam IBRAGIMOV (UZB) and Yevgeniy PISKUN (KAZ) made it to the finals at the second attempt.

The Japanese athlete Rio TAKAHASHI, the Polish kayaker Aleksandra GORNA and Serbian rower Anja CERNAK will join the other six competitors in the women’s K1 200m finals.

The French pair Alexandre CRESSOL and Guillaume BURGER, Italians Enrico BATTISTEL and Giulio DRESSINO and Brazilians Joao Carlos RODRIGUES and Michel FERREIRA are through to the men’s K2 200m finals.

Media Department of Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate