July 4, 2021: the Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe All-Russia Championships were held in the city of Moscow on June 16-22, 2021. More than 300 athletes from 30 regions of Russia participated to win medals and to be selected for the Russian national team at Tokyo Summer Olympics. The sportsmen competed at such distances as 200 metres, 500 metres, and 1000 metres (one-man, two-man, four-man divisions).
According to the results, Maxim Spesivtsev, Yevgeny Lukantsov, and Oleg Gusev were selected for the Russian national team to participate in the upcoming Summer Olympics and the Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World Championships in the city of Copenhagen, Denmark.
We congratulate the athletes together with their head coach Merited Master of Sport of the USSR Mr. Anatoly Tishenko and wish them continued success.