The Nelo Winter Challenge is a reference in the winter races, not only for the quality of athletes participating, but also the level of organization that presents.


In 2020 we want that the event continues to be, above all, a tool for athletes and coaches to assess their current form in a friendly and relaxed yet competitive atmosphere.

The event will take place on Sunday, the 22th of February.

The Nelo Winter Challenge will be held at Nelo Training Center – Montebelo Aguieira and will host many of the best paddlers from around the world, including Olympians medalists.


Montebelo Aguieira Lake Resort, the largest of the Nelo Training Centres, will host the two races, the first a 1500m time trial and in the afternoon a 150m tournament.

In the time trial athletes will start every minute and the winner will be the fastest in each category. For the 150m race, we prepared a knockout format that will be as exciting to watch as to participate, with the paddlers taking elimination rounds all together before the great final.


For registration, accommodation, travel info or any other question, please contact


K1 Men | C1 Men | K1 Women
(for each of the 2 races)

1st > 300€
2nd > 200€
3rd > 150€
4th > 100€
5th > 50€


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2019 Results


 150 Meters


1500 Meters Winners

K1 Men
Fernando Pimenta

C1 Men
Shamshurin Kirill

K1 Women
Hermien Peters

C1 Women
Maria Corbera Munoz


Aggregate Results

K1 Men
Fernando Pimenta

C1 Men
Martin Fuksa

K1 Women
Joana Vasconcelos

C1 Women
Maria Corbera Munoz/Antia Jacome Couto