One year from today, the International Rafting Federation and the peoples of Ziyuan will welcome over 600 athletes, support crew, and officials along with countless spectators to the white water of the WuPai River. The countdown is on!

From 22 August 2020, the world’s best rafting athletes will meet in Ziyuan, China to compete in the prestigious IRF World Rafting Championships. 2020 will historically mark the 19th IRF World Rafting Championship. Top teams from all IRF member nations will be invited to race against their peers on the tropical waters of the WuPai river. Raft teams from non-IRF member nations or from nations where their rafting national federation are unable to hold fair and credible selections may contact the IRF Admin to confirm eligibility.

When: 22 – 30 August, 2020
Where: WuPai River, Ziyuan, China
Host: China Water Sports Administration
Race Divisions: Junior, Youth, Open, Masters
Race Categories: Men, Women
Race Format: R4
Event Director: Sean Clarke
Race Director: Tim Marshall
Safety Director: Paul Eames
Registration opens: Early 2020

 

You can view a little of the action from this year’s pre-worlds test event here.

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