Race Report Asian Games Canoe Sprint
Diversity Shines Here - is the slogan for the 2nd biggest multi sport event in the world, and it suits Canoe Sprint to perfection where we were able to see many nations shine in the different disciplines.
Asian Games can be a little under the radar outside Asia, but it is an Olympic dimension event, in which Nelo has been associated and present since the first time canoeing entered the program in 2006.
The level of racing is high with many teams centering here their entire preparation, warranty of a great show in all the finals.
Our service team stayed here for the last 3 weeks servicing the over 120 boats we sent over for this event, giving the teams the same level of support and service we give in all the major events.
Results 22 medals of the 36 possible , a great increase from the last Games in yet another record.
Special note to:
- Gold in all the K1 events
- 1st ever Gold for Korea in Canoe Sprint at this level, achieved on the K1 200 Men
- 8 gold medals won by 5 different countries.
- 70% of the boats in all the finals.