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World Cup: Tacchini and Casadei on podium at the Paris 2024 Test Event


Italy on the podium at the Vaires-sur-Marne Nautical Stadium, host of the third stage of the Canoe Sprint World Cup also valid as a Test Event for Paris 2024.

The pair made up of Carlo Tacchini and Gabriele Casadei took third place in the C2 500 metres, finishing the race with a time of 1:41.50.

Ahead of the Azzurri were the Czech athletes Petr and Martin Fuksa, second with a time of 1:40.79, while the victors of the event were the Chinese pair Hao Liu and Bowen Ji, with a notable showing to finish in 1:39.96.

The only Italians present at the event in France, Tacchini and Casadei (photo FICK) thus confirmed their excellent form after winning a precious Olympic card at the World Championships in Duisburg, Germany. 

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