Sprint race

Date: Sunday May 21st 2017

Type of race: ICF World Ranking international race.

Course: Canton Ticino, River Ticino at Molinazzo Rapids. From 100 m before the rapids to the red bridge. The course is about 700 m long with class 3 rapids.



How to get there

A2 highway, exit Bellinzona Nord (1 h 10′ from Milano, 2 h from Z├╝rich) . Then go towards Bellinzona on the cantonal road. After the village of Arbedo turn right (follow the signs)

Timetable: From 9 am to 10 am official training, from 10 am to 2 pm individual race, from 2 to 3 pm team race.

Categories In this table the categories admitted to this race are the green ones. Double race is also possible.


Team race is open only to K1 Allgemein (ITA: K1 Senior) and K1 Junioren (ITA: K1 Junior). Both men and women can compete in the Team race.


Athletes not registered with a Club should have a personal insurance.

For non-Swiss athletes, it is highly recommended to bring the European Health Insurance Card in order to receive the first medical Services if needed.

For Italians, please bring your Tessera Sanitaria (further Information here)

Registration Registrations must be done within 11 pm of Wednesday, May 17 only on-line at the Website:

http://www.gipsy-soft.net/Kanu/user/login (username: kanu, password: kanu)

Note that category names are in German. For Italian names consider this table:


Participation fee: 10.- CHF for each participant (payment can be done also in euro). For double race, additional 5.- CHF.

The fee for team race is 20 CHF. In order to favor international participation, the participation to the team race is reduced to 10 CHF for foreigners.

Registered athletes which will not be at the start will pay the regular participation fee.

Bib delivery: if the bibs were not collected on Saturday for the classic race, from 8 to 9 at the race office located in Bellinzona, via al Maglio, 6500 Bellinzona (at the sprint course). A deposit of 50 CHF (50 euro) will be requested.

Team leader meeting: at 9:00 at the finish line.

Prizes Medals will be awarded to the first, second and third classified of each category.

The prize ceremony will be at 4 pm at the Gruppo Canoisti Ticinesi house. All the participants are invited, wearing the uniform of their canoe club.

Lunch From 12 am to 3 pm there will be a lunch at the sprint course. Reservations have to be done through the webiste of race registrations.

Water level The race will be done with any water level. The race will be canceled just in case of flooding conditions.