The pair Daniela Cociu - Maria Olărașu has qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games. The women aged 21 won the Szeged qualifying competition in the 500 m race with the result of 2:04.93, IPN reports.
The pupils of Viktor Reneiski were followed by the Russian pair Kurach-Knyazeva that also qualified for the Summer Olympics. Moldova will be represented at the Olympic Games in canoeing for the first time.
Daniela and Maria have competed as a team since 2016. They took part in different international tournaments, including the 2019 Minsk European Games.