Minsk. 28 July. REPORT.AZ/ 2016 World Rowing Under 23 Championships in rowing, kayaking and canoeing started in Belarusian capital of Minsk.
Report's correspondent in Minsk informs, competitions organized at the Zaslavl Rowing Channel, attended by about 1,000 athletes from 67 countries.
The representative of Azerbaijan Kupin Alexey (U23) on a single canoe overcame a distance of 1 000 m.
The first 1/4 of the distance 21-year-old athlete was ahead of all, but later interval of 500 m could not take the lead and dropped to a 4 th place. As a result, with a score of 4 minutes 17.137 seconds he became the fifth.
At 13:20 Baku time Alex Kupin together with Nikita Sablin began the competition at a distance of 1000 m in the doubles Canoe (C-2).
Two more Azerbaijani sportsmen - Michael Byhkalo (16:55) and Tamerlan Mustafayev (17:20) will compete on July 29.
The World Cup will end on July 31.