The best Slovenian whitewater paddler of the last years Nejc Žnidarčič was the best at national championships in classic race on Sava Dolinka River. In women’s category Ajda Novak won, Peter Žnidaršič was the best in men’s C1 and in C2 duo Kovačič-Testen finished the race at the top.
Kayaker Nejc Žnidarčič (KKK Soške elektrarne) won the national champion title in classic race at Sava Dolinka River. After he missed the national championships in whitewater sprint race last Friday in Solkan because of an illness, he finished this race with four seconds faster time than Tim Kolar, while Simon Oven (both KKK Ljubljana) produced 10,67 seconds slower time. Kolar and Oven won medals also in U23 category and their club colleague Maks Frančeškin finished in third place. In junior category Vid Debeljak (KKK Tacen) finished in first place. Matic Klobučar was second and Rok Markočič (both KKK Soške elektrarne) was third. Klobučar was the best in category of younger juniors, Vid Karner (KKK Nivo Celje) and Jani Jarc (KKK Soške elektrarne) joined him at the winner’s podium.
In women’s kayak race Ajda Novak (KKK Ljubljana) didn’t have serious opponents, finishing with more than 40 seconds faster time than Neža Vrevc (KKK Tacen). Anja Kancler (KKK Soške elektrarne) was third with minute and seven seconds slower time than the winner. Neža Vrevc finished at the top both in junior and younger junior categories, Anja Kancler was second and Eva Vrevc third in junior category, while Neža Jarc (KKK Ljubljana) finished second and Beti Medved (KKK Soške elektrarne) was third in younger junior categories.
In C2 only two boats from KKK Soške elektrarne competed at this race. Kovačič and Testen paddled faster than Makovec and Čermelj.
In men’s canoe event two paddlers from KKK Ljubljana finished the race at the top. Peter Žnidaršič was only a second faster than Luka Žgajnar. Jure Kljun (KKK Simon) was third with 44 seconds slower time. In junior category Žiga Taljat (KKK Soške elektrarne) joined Žgajnar and Kljun at winner’s podium, while Jure Kljun won the younger juniors category and Leon Breznik (KKK Tacen) finished second.
You can find more detailed results in Results or at www.timing-mojstrana.com.