AGIOS NIKOLAOS on SUP 2022 – One of the biggest SUP Events in Greece
Agios Nikolaos, Crete in Greece will be again the host of one of the biggest SUP Events in Greece!
The Sup-surf Sports Association of Heraklion, the Municipal Societe Anonyme of Agios Nikolaos, the Nautical Sports Association of Ag. Nikolaos and the Cultural and Sports Organization of Agios Nikolaos of the Municipality of Ag. Nikolaos in collaboration with the Region of Crete, are organizing an international intercollegiate STAND-UP PADDLING (SUP) competition, on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September 2022. The event will be held in parallel with the Cliff Diving event at the Lake of Agios Nikolaos.
This is the 7th in order event in Agios Nikolaos and having the experience of the previous years, all the conditions have been created for the participants to experience a high-quality sup show and the visitors to enjoy a magnificent spectacle.
Professional and amateur athletes from all over the world and Greece will meet in the Greek capital of SUP, for exciting competitions, WITH GRAND PRIZES OF €6.000! Amandine Chazot, Boris Jinvresse, Bruno Hasulyo have already confirmed.
All participants will be awarded a participation souvenir of the event and a souvenir t-shirt. A medal will be awarded to all participants of the categories that will occupy the first three places.
The organization has established prizes of €6.000 which will be shared among the first 5 in the long-distance category. These athletes have an obligation to participate in one more race, either the 200m or the technical.
Agios Nikolaos on SUP will last two days, the event will be held in the Sea area between Plaka, Elounda, Agios Nikolaos Marina, and Kalo Chorio, depending on the prevailing weather conditions. The locations, start time and routes may alter up to 2 hours before the startup, or in the technical update, the relevant announcements will be made on the event page.
FRIDAY 23RD OF SEPTEMBER 2022:
- 16:00 – 20:00 Opening of the secretariat and athletes’ package pickup at the DAEAN offices in the Marina of Agios Nikolaos – see the location on the map
SATURDAY 24TH OF SEPTEMBER 2022:
- 08:00 – Opening of the secretariat (EOT beach – Kimzu)
- 10:30 – Technical briefing for technical and sprint sup
- 11:00 – Sprint SUP
- 12:30 – Technical SUP
- SUP awards granting parallel to the races (EOT beach – Kimzu)
- 19:00 – Men’s/Women’s SUP Sprint Final in the Lake Voulismeni – Award granting
SUNDAY 25TH OF SEPTEMBER 2022:
- 10:00 – Technical briefing 14km Plaka beach – Spinalonga
- 10:30 – 14 km SUP starting from Plaka beach – Spinalonga
- 10:45 – Technical briefing 10km SUP on the beach at Plaz Chiona – Elounda
- 11:00 – 10 km SUP starting point is the beach at Plaz Chiona – Elounda
- 11:15 – Technical information briefing 4km SUP – Havania beach
- 11:30 – 4 km starting point – Havania beach
- 14:00 – Awards granting 4km SUP / 10km SUP/ 14 km SUP – Lake Voulismeni
For more information on registration, schedule, routes, etc, please visit the official website of the event, https://agiosonsup.gr/ , or contact at the email address email@example.com or on the phone (+30) 28410 82384-5.
AGIOS NIKOLAOS ON SUP 2022 – SEPTEMBER, 2022
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Discover the SUP-er side of Agios Nikolaos, Crete: 5 good reasons to join this year’s event “Agios Nikolaos on Sup 2022”:
#1 Total Prizes of 6.000 €
#2 It’s a very good motive to travel to sunny Crete at the best time of the year and combine it with your vacations. Warm weather for swimming and of course for SUP!
#3 Sup on crystal clear waters of the Cretan Sea and experience the variety of its stunning beaches.
#4 Gain new friends from the international SUP community!
#5 Create unforgettable SUP memories. Meet your own personal challenges and set new personal bests.
+1 It’s just one more great opportunity to…SUP!
This year’s event is dedicated to Thanos Karaiskos.
Who was Thanos Karaiskos
Thanos Karaiskos was born in Serres. He was an officer of the Greek army and after his demobilization, he stayed in Heraklion, Crete.
In 2008 he met and loved the sport Sup, became an athlete, and took part in many international competitions gaining various distinctions.
In 2016 Thanos Karaiskos together with his wife and a group of people whom he initiated into the water, founded the SUP Surf Club Heraklion with training taking place at Arina beach and Konaki beach in Kokkini Hani.
The association has already highlighted several athletes representing Heraklion in Greek and international competitions with the Greek national team.
Thanos was the father of SUP in Crete, a pioneer, and had contributed significantly to the development of the SUP in Greece.
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