Eight Canadians advance to A-finals at World Cup 2

May
26
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Posted By: Canoe Kayak Canada

SZEGED, HUNGARY (May 26, 2017) — Eight Canadian sprint paddlers have advanced to the A-finals on the opening days of competition at ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 2 in Szeged, Hungary. This is the first World Cup of the new quadrennial for the Canadian team.

Craig Spence (Dartmouth, NS) opened by winning both his heat and semi-final in the Men’s C1 1000m to advance to tomorrow’s final.

In Women’s C1 500m, Katie Vincent (Mississauga, ON) won her semi-final and Laurence Vincent Lapointe (Trois-Rivières, QC) was second in her semi. Both advanced to tomorrow’s final. Vincent and Vincent-Lapointe also won their heats of the C1 200m and advanced to semi-finals.

In Women’s C2 200m, Hannah MacIntosh (Dartmouth, NS) and Rowan Hardy-Kavanagh (Ottawa, ON) finished third in their heat to advance directly to Sunday’s A-Final along with teammates Nadya Crossman-Serb (Winnipeg, MB) and Anne-Sophie Lavoie-Parent who finished second in their heat.

Zacharie Lauziere-Fitzgerald (Sherbrooke, QC) advanced to Saturday’s A-final from the semi-final in Men’s KL3 200m on Thursday. Lauziere-Fitzgerald raced for Canada in his first World Cup in Szeged along with his paracanoe teammates Trinity Tratch (Men’s KL3) and Mathieu St-Pierre (Men’s KL2). Erica Scarff will race the Women’s KL3 A-Final tomorrow as well.

Competition continues through to Sunday in Szeged.

 

Results and Live Streaming Video

 

 

Summary of Results

Athlete Event Result
Craig Spence (Dartmouth, NS) Men’s C1 1000m 1st in semi
Advanced to A-final
Katie Vincent (Mississauga, ON) Women’s C1 500m 1st in semi

Advanced to A-final

Laurence Vincent Lapointe (Trois-Rivières, QC) Women’s C1 500m 2nd in semi

Advanced to A-final

Nadya Crossman-Serb (Winnipeg, MB)

Anne-Sophie Lavoie-Parent (Trois-Rivières, QC)

Women’s C2 200m 2nd in heat

Advanced to A-final

Hannah MacIntosh (Dartmouth, NS)

Rowan Hardy-Kavanagh  (Ottawa, ON)

Women’s C2 200m 3rd in heat

Advanced to A-final

Zacharie Lauziere-Fitzgerald Men’s KL3 200m 3rd in semi

Advanced to A-final

Drew Hodges (Ottawa, ON) Men’s C1 1000m 5th in semi

Advanced to B-final

Marc Tarling (Pointe-Claire, QC)

Mark James (Dartmouth, NS)

Men’s C2 1000m 6th in semi

Advanced to B-final

Andréanne Langlois (Québec, QC) Women’s K1 500m 5th in semi

Advanced to C-final

Nick Matveev (Toronto, ON)

Jarret Kenke (Saskatoon, SK)

Men’s K2 1000m 8th in semi

Advanced to C-final

Michelle Russell (Fall River, NS) Women’s K1 500m 5th in semi

Did not advance

Mark Oldershaw (Burlington, ON)

Roland Varga (Richmond Hill, ON)

Men’s C2 1000m 7th in semi

Did not advance

Pierre-Luc Poulin (Lac-Beauport, QC)

Marshall Hughes (Waverley, NS)

Men’s K2 1000m 8th in semi

Did not advance

Mathieu St-Pierre Men’s KL2 200m 6th in semi

Did not advance

Trinity Tratch Men’s KL3 200m 9th in heat

Did not advance

Katie Vincent (Mississauga, ON) Women’s C1 200m 1st in heat

Advanced to semi

Laurence Vincent Lapointe (Trois-Rivières, QC) Women’s C1 200m 1st in heat

Advanced to semi

Alex Scott (Bedford, NS) Men’s K1 200m 6th in heat

Advanced to semi

Alanna Bray-Lougheed (Oakville, ON)

Natalie Davison  (Ottawa, ON)

Women’s K2 200m 6th in heat

Advanced to semi

Courtney Stott (Pickering, ON)

Lissa Bissonnette (Sherbrooke, QC)

Women’s K2 500m 5th in heat

Advanced to semi

Michelle Russell (Fall River, NS)

Andréanne Langlois (Québec, QC)

Women’s K2 500m 6th in heat

Advanced to semi

 

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