Para Rafting World Championship will arrive to Kiev in Ukraine, following decision made by the World Rafting Federation.
Kiev will host the first R4 Para Rafting World Championship (6th-8th September 2019): this was announced by the President of the WRF Para Rafting Commission Oleksandr Bakanychev.
“Our objective is not just to organise a World Championships, but to have the whole city of Kiev celebrate this major event." Bakanychev said, after the meeting with the Mayor of Kiev.
“Rafting and all the paddle sports are and will be part of Kiev.”
Oleksandr Tabanets, member of Ukrainian National Team, who participated in the Invictus Games 2017 (Toronto, Canada) said "Our people will bring unmatched enthusiasm for this event".
Whereas from 4th to 7th October 2018 Kiev will host the R4 Para Rafting pre World Championship.