Overview

The 2024 Paris Olympics will feature a two primary disciplines of canoeing: canoe slalom and canoe sprint. These Olympics will also serve as the debut of a new event: kayak cross.

The slate in Paris includes 16 events, all listed below.

When to watch canoeing during the 2024 Paris Olympics

Flatwater and whitewater athletes will be ready to race across a combined 10 events at the 2024 Paris Olympics. Canoe slalom events will be held starting on Day 1, Saturday, July 27 and will continue until Monday, August 5. The sprint events will take place between Tuesday, August 6 and Saturday, August 10.

Venue

The Vaires-sur-Marne Nautical Stadium will host canoe/kayak and will also serve as the hub for the rowing competitions. Opened in 2019, the Nautical Stadium was the first new Olympic facility to be completed in preparation for Paris 2024.

Rendering of the Vaires-sur-Marne Nautical Stadium
A rendering of the Vaires-sur-Marne Nautical Stadium, home to canoeing and rowing during the Paris Olympics.
Paris 2024

Events

Sprint

  • Men's Kayak Single 1000m
  • Women's Kayak Single 500m
  • Men's Kayak Double 500m
  • Women's Kayak Double 500m
  • Men's Kayak Four 500m
  • Women's Kayak Four 500m
  • Men's Canoe Single 1000m
  • Women's Canoe Single 200m
  • Men's Canoe Double 500m
  • Women's Canoe Double 500m

Slalom

  • Men's Kayak Slalom
  • Women's Kayak Slalom
  • Men's Canoe Slalom
  • Women's Canoe Slalom
  • Men's Kayak Cross
  • Women's Kayak Cross
Canoeing at the 2024 Paris Olympics
Date Sport Event Time (ET)
July 27 Canoe/Kayak Slalom Men's Canoe Heats
Women's Kayak Heats
9a-1:10p
July 28 Canoe/Kayak Slalom Women's Kayak Semifinal
Women's Kayak Final
9:30a-12:50p
July 29 Canoe/Kayak Slalom Men's Canoe Semifinal
Men's Canoe Final
9:30a-12:30p
July 30 Canoe/Kayak Slalom Women's Canoe Heats
Men's Kayak Heats
9a-1:10p
July 31 Canoe/Kayak Slalom Women's Canoe Semifinal
Women's Canoe Final
9:30a-12:30p
August 1 Canoe/Kayak Slalom Men's Kayak Semifinal
Men's Kayak Final
9:30a-12:35p
August 3 Canoe/Kayak Slalom Women's Kayak Cross Time Trial
Men's Kayak Cross Time Trial
9:30a-12:30p
August 4 Canoe/Kayak Slalom Men's Kayak Cross Heats
Women's Kayak Cross Heats
9:30a-11:25a
August 5 Canoe/Kayak Slalom Women's Kayak Cross Quarterfinals
Men's Kayak Cross Quarterfinals
Women's Kayak Cross Semifinals
Men's Kayak Cross Semifinals
Women's Kayak Cross Small Final
Men's Kayak Cross Small Final
Women's Kayak Cross Final
Men's Kayak Cross Final
9:30a-11:30a
August 6 Canoe/Kayak Sprint Men's Kayak Single 1000m Heats
Women's Kayak Single 500m Heats
Men's Canoe Double 500m Heats
Women's Canoe Double 500m Heats
Men's Kayak Four 500m Heats
Women's Kayak Four 500m Heats
Men's Kayak Single 1000m Quarterfinals
Women's Kayak Single 500m Quarterfinals
Men's Canoe Double 500m Quarterfinals
Women's Canoe Double 500m Quarterfinals
3:30a-9:10a
August 7 Canoe/Kayak Sprint Women's Canoe Single 200m Heats
Men's Kayak Double 500m Heats
Women's Kayak Double 500m Heats
Men's Canoe Single 1000m Heats
Women's Canoe Single 200m Quarterfinals
Men's Kayak Double 500m Quarterfinals
Women's Kayak Double 500m Quarterfinals
Men's Canoe Single 1000m Quarterfinals
3:30a-8:50a
August 8 Canoe/Kayak Sprint Men's Canoe Double 500m Semifinals
Women's Canoe Double 500m Semifinals
Women's Kayak Four 500m Semifinals
Men's Kayak Four 500m Semifinals
Men's Canoe Double 500m Final B
Women's Canoe Double 500m Final B
Men's Canoe Double 500m Final A
Women's Canoe Double 500m Final A
Women's Kayak Four 500m Final A
Men's Kayak Four 500m Final A
4:30a-8:30a
August 9 Canoe/Kayak Sprint Women's Canoe Single 200m Semifinals
Women's Kayak Double 500m Semifinals
Men's Kayak Double 500m Semi-finals
Women's Canoe Single 200m Final B
Women's Canoe Single 200m Final A
Women's Kayak Double 500m Final A
Women's Kayak Double 500m Final B
Men's Kayak Double 500m Final B
Men's Kayak Double 500m Final A
4:30a-8:20a
August 10 Canoe/Kayak Sprint Men's Canoe Single 1000m Semifinals
Men's Kayak Single 1000m Semifinals
Women's Kayak Single 500m Semifinals
Men's Canoe Single 1000m Final B
Men's Canoe Single 1000m Final A
Men's Kayak Single 1000m Final B
Men's Kayak Single 1000m Final A
Women's Kayak Single 500m Final C
Women's Kayak Single 500m Final B
Women's Kayak Single 500m Final A
3:30a-7:10a

How to watch canoeing at the 2024 Paris Olympics

Canoeing at the 2024 Paris Olympics will air on NBC, USA Network, CNBC, and E!, and stream on Peacock and NBC Olympics platforms starting on Saturday, July 27.

  • Dates: July 27 - August 5
  • Medal events: Men's kayak single 1000m, women's kayak single 500m, men's and women's kayak double 500m, kayak four 500m, canoe double 500m, kayak slalom, canoe slalom, kayak cross, men's canoe single 1000m and women's canoe single 200m
  • Venue: Vaires-sur-Marne Nautical Stadium
  • TV channels: NBC, USA Network, CNBC, E!
  • Streaming: Peacock, NBCOlympics.com, NBC.com, NBC app, NBC Olympics app 

Team USA: Olympic athletes to watch

The U.S. canoeing slate features a wide range of athletes, from 20-year-old Evy Leibfarth, who will compete at her firstOlympics this summer, to 34-year-old Casey Eichfeld, who is set to become the second American to compete in four Olympics in canoeing.

The full U.S. team:

  • Eichfeld (canoe slalom)
  • Nevin Harrison (canoe sprint)
  • Leibfarth (canoe slalom, kayak slalom, kayak cross)
  • Jonas Ecker (kayak sprint)
  • Aaron Small (kayak sprint)

Harrison, 22, won gold for the U.S. in the women's c-1 200m event at the Tokyo Games and will look to build on that in Paris. Ecker and Small are set to make their Olympic debuts this summer.