Illustration photo – Speed canoeists Martin (right) and Petr Fuks pose at a press conference on the plans for the season, May 4, 2023, Prague.
Kraków – Brothers Martin and Petr Fuks won the 500-meter race at the European Games in Poland and went straight to Thursday's final. Today in Krakow, where the races are also the European championship, the other Czech crews will complete the semi-final races in the afternoon.
In the seven-man race, the Fuchs won ahead of the home boat and the Germans, and the Italians, Spaniards and Lithuanians secured direct advancement from the first race.
The men's four-kayak consisting of Jakub Špicar, Jakub Brabec, Jakub Zavřel, Radek Šlouf he missed the final by 134 thousandths, which separated him from the third Italians. The women's quadruple kayak Anežka Paloudová, Kateřina Zárubová, Barbora Betlachová, Adéla Házová, the double kayaks Šlouf, Brabec and Zárubová, Betlachová and the double kayakers Denisa Řáhová and Martina Malíková will also compete in the semifinals in the afternoon.