The participating teams of the 2016 ICF Junior&U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships are arriving at the Minsk National Airport. The athletes from Canada, Britain, China, Kyrgyzstan, Argentina, the USA, RSA, the Philippines, Brazil, Russia, Germany, Japan, Macau, Ecuador and others have already landed in the capital of the Republic of Belarus. The teams of the nearest neighboring countries including Ukraine, Lithuania, Estonia are coming to Minsk by trains and buses.
The Accreditation center of the 2016 ICF Junior & U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships works from the 25th till 27th of July. The accreditation center is located in hotel "Belarus" (Minsk city, Storozhovskaya str., 15). Kindly remind you that representatives of the participating teams are able to receive their passes from 8.00 till 22.00 within these dates. After the 27th of July it is possible to receive the accreditation cards on the territory of the Championships venue (regatta course, Zaslavl).
Media representatives may pick their accreditation cards after the 26th of July. The journalists are able to get their passes from 11.00 and till 17.00. Kindly ask to bring ID cards.
Just one week to the start of the 2016 ICF Junior & U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships! Kindly remind you that water regatta begins at the Republican center of Olympic Training for Rowing and Canoeing Sports (Zaslavl) on the 28th of July!
The opening ceremony of the Championships is held on the 27th of July at 18.30. The venue of the ceremony is “Velodrome” of Minsk-Arena sports and entertainment complex.
The Organizing Committee of 2016 ICF Junior & U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships proposes useful data to the participants of the water regatta.
In the attachment you can find all necessary information about arrival and accommodation of teams, accreditation, transportation, catering, medical service, doping-contol issues, official ceremonies of the Championships, information centre and etc.
We wish you have a pleasant stay in Belarus during the Championships!