The Canoe Sprint event made its Olympic debut in Paris in 1924 as a demonstration sport. It was incorporated into the Olympics in Berlin in 1936, however it wasn't until 1948 in London that it became part of the women's events. For those looking for an exciting sport, Olympic Games Canoe Sprint tickets are the way to go.
The sport of Canoe Sprint consists of a race, where athletes must complete a straight course in the shortest possible time. The Canoe Sprint consist of different races with canoes or kayaks, with varying lengths and crew sizes.
The excitement of the Canoe Sprint, is really riveting to watch, as it is all about combining body strength with control in order to accelerate faster than the rest of the race. Races can be won or lost based on the start of the race. To ensure you participate in the excitement it is advisable to secure your Olympic Games Rio Canoe Sprint tickets.
Memorable moments in the Canoe Sprint was at Seoul 1988. Greg Barton, competing for the USA and Grant Davies, who was competing for Australia, provided one of the sport's most exciting finishes. Racing to the finish line, the Greg Barton won the K–1 1000m by less than 1cm. It was a nail biting finish for everyone.
The setting for the Canoe Sprint is the Lagoa Stadium. Rio 2016 Canoe Sprint tickets can be purchased now, but demand is high.