The first winter rowing competitions will be held in Moscow

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At the first Winter Cup 2020, races will be held at a distance of 350 and 750 meters by kayaking, as well as 700 meters among academics. The competition program includes a special 350-meter race among famous sports bloggers.

Athletes will compete not in the water area, but in the gym on the Kayak First simulators, which simulate kayaking and canoeing.

Yuri Postrigay

Olympic champion in kayaking

- Rowing on simulators is very different from rowing on water. The athlete uses completely different muscles.

On the simulator, he can not roll over and fall into the water. But, as in water, we need an excellent technique, proper body positioning and weight distribution. Our Winter Cup is a way for professional athletes to keep fit in the winter, and for beginner athletes to get acquainted with the sports community.

Winners are waiting awards and cash prizes. You can register for the competition on the

official website of the

Cup.

Alexander and Andrey Ageevs

organizers of the competitions

-Winter rowing competition is not a hindrance! This is a new level of our favorite sport, with the help of which we can make rowing even more popular, spectacular and more beautiful. We hope that the new winter format will appeal to our athletes and their fans.

The Cup of the Ageev brothers and Olympic champions Yuri Postrigay and Alexander Dyachenko have been around for 20 years. Since 2017, the main kayaking competitions with the largest prize pool in the world have been held in Moscow. In the summer of 2019, the Ageev Brothers Cup brought together a record number of competitors - more than 1,200 athletes from 18 countries.

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