ICF To Propose Gender Equal Program For Olympics

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The International Canoe Federation (ICF) has approved a race program highlighting gender equality at the 2020 Olympic Games. The ICF has put the following program forward to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for ratification. The IOC will make a final decision following an analysis and review after the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

200 Meters:                      Men-K1                         Women-K1 & C1

500 Meters:                     Men-K4:                        Women-K1, K2, K4 &C2

1000 Meters:                   Men-K1, K2 & C1, C2

Slalom will maintain status quo.     

Source:  http://canoekayak.ca/icf-approves-new-race-programs-for-the-2020-olympic-games-2/