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In May 2018, Paul Ratcliff, the Performance Director of the British Canoeing, did a courtesy visit to the Governor and announced that the Federation would like to hold a preliminary training camp towards Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics at Lake Kiba Canoe Sprint Course, in Komatsu.
In order to promote our prefecture to International Sports Federations we have created a pamphlet that showcase our facilites, accessibility from Tokyo, rich food culture, uniqueness of our prefecture, and so forth. Originally only available in English and Japanese; the pamphl...
【Canoeing】Courtesy visit to the Ishikawa`s Governor of Mozambique Canoe Federation Athletes and President.
In October 2018, the President of Mozambique Canoe Federation and his athletes visited to Tanimoto, Ishikawa Governor`s office. They expressed their willing to training at Lake Kiba.
【Paracanoe】Courtesy visit to the Ishikawa`s Governor of Brazilian Paracanoe Rio 206 medalist, Caio Ribeiro de Carvalho
In October 2018, the Brazilian paracanoe athlete and medalist of Rio 2016 Caio Ribeiro de Carvalho visited to the Governor`s office and announced he was motivated to make his training camp at Lake Kiba Canoe Sprint Course and to interact with children with disabilities.
On April 2017, Ishikawa Prefecure established the "Prefectural Sports and Cultural Affairs" Department, in light of the recent changes surrounding the sports community. The promotion of Olympic and Paralympic pre-Games training camps will be headed by the new department.
In January 2017, the board members of Canoe Racing New Zealand visited the Governor`s office. At the meeting they announced that the New Zealand Olympic team would like to come for preliminary trainings in Lake Kiba, Komatsu, towards Tokyo Olympics.
Advertising Ishikawa prefecture as a location for pre-games training camps at an International Gymnastics Federation assembly
On October 18th, 4 cities--Kanazawa, Komatsu, Wajima and Hakusan, which are the candidate locations for the Trampoline training camp--and Ishikawa Prefecture ran a booth at the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) General Assembly held at the Hilton Tokyo Odaiba Hotel to...