Saturday, July 7, 2012

Canoe slalom in London Olympic

Canoe slalom is a competitive sport which aims to navigate a decked canoe or kayak through a course of hanging gates on river rapids in the fastest time possible. It is one of the two kayak and canoeing disciplines at the 2012 Olympics. It is referred to by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as Canoe slalom.

The first Canoe Slalom competition was held in Switzerland in 1932. It made its debut as an Olympic sport at Munich 1972, but didn’t become a permanent part of the Olympic program until Barcelona 1992. You can watch Olympics online competition of canoe slalom from 29th July to 2nd August. You can watch Olympics live stream of Canoe slalom in Lee Valley White Water Center at London. In competition of Canoe slalom in London Olympics, altogether 330 athletes were expected to take part. But, at 2012 Olympics only 82 competitors will take part where 61 are men and 21 are women, with each country limited to one boat per event.
All the entries for London Olympics will be confirmed following the sport entries deadline on 9th July, 2012. So, do not miss to watch 2012 Olympics as Canoe slalom is going to the best and interesting of all the matches.

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