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Azerbaijani canoeists qualify for world championship final

19 August 2010 [16:35] - TODAY.AZ
Canoeing duo, consisting of Azerbaijani rowers Sergei Bezugly and Maxim Prokopenko, ranked the first in the qualifying race for 1000 meters of double boats (C-2) at the World Championships, which started today in the Polish city of Poznań, the Azerbaijani Rowing Federation told Trend.

Duo Bezugly-Prokopenko scored three minutes 34.98 seconds and left behind their closest rivals from Latvia, Czech Republic, Canada, Hungary, Great Britain, Chile and Vietnam. Thus, the canoeing duo, won a license to the world championship final, to be held on August 21.


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