In the morning, the thermometer behind the window showed zero. In the middle of April Ondřej Synek, the biggest Czech championship medal hope at the European Championship, launched a new boat in national design for the first time on the water of the Elbe Arena in Račice. “Talking me into it? That will not happen, I know what I want to achieve," the 34-year-old fellow smiled.
When all counted, 915 participants from 33 countries is the latest total of the applications for the fast approaching European Championships in Labe Arena Račice.