Both Women’s K4 crews advance to finals in Junior and U23

Jul
17
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Posted By: Canoe Kayak Canada

SZEGED, HUNGARY – The first day of competition at the 2014 ICF Canoe Sprint Junior and Under 23 World Championships was a big one for both of Canada’s women’s K4 crews. Both the junior and Under 23 crews advanced to the finals, which take place on Saturday.

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Canada’s U23 Women’s K4 500 placed second in their semi-final with the crew of Ailish Mcnulty (Dartmouth, NS), Alexa Irvin (Kentville, NS), Andreanne Langlois (Lac Beauport, QC) and Sarah Vegas-Dubois (Pointe-Claire, QC).

The Junior Women’s K4 500 crew of August Sibthorpe (Ottawa, ON), Kady Leard (Waverley, NS), Arianne Cyr (Lac Beauport, QC) and Jessica Hogg (Dartmouth, NS) were third in their semi.

Seven Canadian boats also went through to B-finals today. Heats and semi-finals continue tomorrow with a fresh set of events. Finals will take place over the weekend in Szeged.

Summary of Results

Athlete(s) Event Rank
Ailish Mcnulty (Dartmouth, NS),Alexa Irvin (Kentville, NS),

Andreanne Langlois (Lac Beauport, QC) &

Sarah Vegas-Dubois (Pointe-Claire, QC)

U23 Women’s K4 500 2nd in semi (1:36.25)Advanced to A-final
August Sibthorpe (Ottawa, ON),Kady Leard (Waverley, NS),

Arianne Cyr (Lac Beauport, QC) &

Jessica Hogg (Dartmouth, NS)

Junior Women’s K4 500 3rd in semi (1:38.94)Advanced to A-final
Zane Clarke (Selkirk, MB) Junior Men’s K1 1000 4th in semi (3:36.03)Advanced to B-final
Marshall Hughes (Waverley, NS) U23 Men’s K1 1000 5th in semi (3:33.25)Advanced to B-final
Marc Tarling (Pointe-Claire, QC) U23 Men’s C1 1000 6h in semi (4:05.02)Advanced to B-final
Alex Brent (Maple Ridge, BC) &Eric Fast (Burnaby, BC) Junior Men’s K2 1000 6h in semi (3:24.72)Advanced to B-final
Jack Leahy (Dartmouth, NS) &Ian McCormick (Dartmouth, NS) Junior Men’s C2 1000 6h in semi (3:58.30)Advanced to B-final
Brian Malfesi (Maple Ridge, BC) &Adam Tenwolde (Dartmouth, NS) U23 Men’s K2 1000 6h in semi (3:20.73)Advanced to B-final
Thomas Hall (Dartmouth, NS) &Drew Hodges (Ottawa, ON) U23 Men’s C2 1000 6h in semi (3:48.11)Advanced to B-final
Sean Barich (Mississauga, ON) Junior Men’s C1 1000 7th in heat (4:34.27)

Full Results & Start Lists

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