Artículos de 4 Agosto 2008

The International Descent of the River Sella

Lunes, 4 Agosto 2008

The International Descent of the River Sella will be celebrated on Saturday 9th August 2008 and is open to all spanish and foreign participants in possesion of the competitor’s licence for the present year.

Organization belongs to the Royal Spanish Canoeing Federation and, by delegation, to the Sella Organizing Committee.

At 12:00 a.m. the starting positions of craft will be allocated by categories, in accordance with the regulations of the race. All craft should be situated at their starting positions at 11:00 a.m. These positions will be checked by the Line Judges on the banks of the river. After finishing the Official Ceremony, the Starting Judges will signal the start by changing the colour of the traffic lights situated on the river bank from RED to GREEN (indicating the start). All craft should be situated out of the water and each participant on the river bank in front of the structure positioned for this purpose. The start system should be closed at 11:45 a.m.
Along the Sella River betwen Arriondas and Ribadesella bridges (20 Km.). Place: Asturias (Spain).The Cadets, Centenarians, and Mixed categories as well as the RR types, have their Finishing Line at the Llovio railway bridge (15 Km.) where the river estuary begings and where the outdoor lunch and festivities are held. The Senior, Junior and Veterans categories (Men and Women in K2, K1, C2 and C1)) have their Finishing Line at Ribadesella (20 kms.)
The finishing line will be situated below the central point of the bridge at Ribadesella marked with the sign META (20 Km.)Not withstanding, as already indicated in the section “COURSE”, there will be an additional finishing line below the railway bridge at Llovio, for the particular categories mentioned previously. Orange buoys will be positioned near the bridge at Ribadesella, making a channel through which those craft competing in the race will enter and avoiding the possibility that other vessels enter the zone around the finishing line.