The “Chinatraffic constructionCup ”Press conference of 2018 Chinese Nujiang kayak and wild water international open competition on Nov.15 held at Beijing Water Cube.The organizing committee announced that this year's competition will start from Dec.12to 17 in NuJiang Prefecture, Yunnan Province.At the same time revealed that the 2019 kayaking World Cup will also be settled in Nujiang .
The competition will be sponsored by the International kayaking Federation, the Chinese kayaking Association, the Yunnan Sports Bureau，and will be held by the people's Government of Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture, the NuJiang State Sports, Radio, Television and Press Bureau, and the Songmao Sports training Base in Yunnan Province. The competitionwill be carried out by Beijing Shang Yongzhi Xing Sports Culture Development Co., Ltd. China Transportation Construction Group Co.Ltd. is the uniquetitle sponsorafterlast year, and will give the event tremendous support.
Compared with the 2017 race, this year's competition and schedule is more concentrated, the track is more challenging and enjoyable.There are four events in the competition: kayak for men, kayak for women, canoeing for men and canoeing for women. More than 60 elite kayakers from the United States, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Australia and China will compete fiercely on the surging NujiangRiver. Theathletes from all over the world come to Nujiang to compete, they will also feel the rich ethnic customs of the Grand Canyon. (Nujiang Newspaper/Duan Xuehua)
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