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U23 & Junior Sprint European Championships start today

The best British U23 and Junior Canoe Sprint paddlers will be in action this weekend at the ECA European U23 and Junior Championships, Račice, Czech Republic.

U23 Jun Sprint Euros Team 2019

The squad includes former European Junior K1 200m champion Ieuan James, who won Great Britain’s first canoe sprint World Junior title for 22 years in 2017. He will be looking to build on the experience gained from training full time with the senior team in Nottingham.

Emma Russell, who last year completed her impressive final year as a junior competitor with six international canoe sprint medals and three international canoe marathon medals, including gold at the ECA European Marathon Championships. Domestically she was undefeated in Junior Sprint and Marathon competitions.

She moves up to the U23 age group this year and will race in the K1 500 and the K1 1000m events.

For more information, please visit the official website:

The races will be live streamed here:

And the live results can be found here: https://timetable.europecanoee...