The second and third stages of the World Cup in Rowing and Canoeing have taken place in Germany and Denmark. The second stage hosted by Germany got involved 650 athletes from 35 countries. Uzbekistan team in these competitions won gold, silver and bronze medals.
Vadim Menkov, Ildar Kayumov, Gerasim Kochnev and Serik Mirbekov won gold in 1000-meter distance – four-person canoe. Nilufar Zakirova and Dilnoza Rahmatova won bronze in 200-meter distance in two-person canoe. Dilnoza Rahmatova won silver in single competitions for 500-meter distance.
Athletes from 35 countries also participated in the third stage of the World Cup hosted by Denmark. In the team event our athletes came second behind Germany. Uzbekistan won three gold, three silver and two bronze medals. Gold medals were grabbed by Vadim Menkov and Serik Mirbekov, as well as silver medals. One more gold medalist is Dilnoza Rahmatova. Nilufar Zakirova won silver.
Gerasim Kochnev won silver and bronze medals. And, Aleksey Mochalov brought another bronze.