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CanoeKayak Canada selects Pan American Championships team to race in Rio - March 25th, 2012


CanoeKayak Canada is pleased to announce a team of 10 athletes to represent Canada at the 2012 Pan American Championships in Rio de Janerio, Brazil from April 20 to 22. The team was selected based on trials results, held Sunday, March 25 in Lake Pickett, Florida. The Paracanoe contingent was selected based on results from last year's World Championships. Congratulations and good luck to all.


Trials Results


2012 Pan American Canoe Sprint Championships Canadian Team:


Women's Kayak

Alanna Bray-Loughead (Oakville, ON, coached by Adam Oldershaw) Sam Hall (Dartmouth, NS, coached by Mike Kerrivan)


Men's Kayak

Etienne Beauchesne (Trois-Rivieres, QC, coached by Mathieu Pelletier) Marshall Hughes (Fall River, NS, coached by Mike Kerrivan)


Women's Canoe

Katie Vincent (Mississauga, ON, coached by Kyle Jeffrey) Florence L'Abbé (Pointe-Claire, QC, coached by Tamas Buday Jr)


Men's Canoe

Tom Sherwin (Winnipeg, MB, coached by Jerome Seremak) Lukas Hetzler (Fall River, NS, coached by Mike Kerrivan)



Christiner Gauthier (Pointe-Claire, QC, coached by Tamas Buday Jr) Christine Selinger (Regina, SK, coached by Dave Robertson)



Robert Stott (National Development Team Coach, CanoeKayak Canada) Christine Bain (High Performance Manager, CanoeKayak Canada)



For more information, contact:


Ian Miller
Communications and Marketing Officer | Agent de communications et de marketing
CanoeKayak Canada |
613.260.1818 x2209 | 613.314.1352 (cell) |
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