Organisers of this year’s International Canoe Federation Stand Up Paddling World Championships in Thailand have announced the location for each event.
The total prizepool for the event has also been confirmed, with 30k Euro set to be shared among the placegetters.
The technical and long distance races will be held on Pattaya’s famous Jomtien Beach, where the accreditation centre and closing ceremony will also be located. The official event hotel, the D Varee, is also located at Jomtien Beach.
The sprint races and the opening ceremony will be held at the Rowing and Canoeing Association of Thailand (RCAT) Training Centre.
The timetable for the world championships has also been released, with sprint opening the program on Friday, the technical races on Saturday, and the long distance and inflatable races will be held on the Sunday.
Registrations for the world championships will open on June 1, and close on November 5. Airport transfer services, board rentals and transportation services will all be offered, and there is also a plan to arrange a shipping container to bring boards and equipment from central Europe to Pattaya.
More information about the world championships, including events planned off the water, can be found on the official event webpage.