Four more through to Junior and U23 World finals

Jul
29
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Posted By: Canoe Kayak Canada

MINSK, BELARUS (July 29, 2016) – Another four Canadian boats have qualified for finals after the second day of competition at the ICF Canoe Sprint Junior and U23 World Championships in Minsk, Belarus.

The U23 Men’s K4 1000m crew of Pierre-Luc Poulin (Lac Beauport, QC), Marshall Hughes (Waverley, NS), Jarret Kenke (Saskatoon, SK) and Brian Malfesi (Maple Ridge, BC) finished second in their semi-final to earn a spot in Sunday’s final.

Alanna Bray-Lougheed (Oakville, ON) and Madeline Schmidt (Ottawa, ON) placed second in their semi-final of the U23 Women’s K2 500m to advance to the final.

Two Women’s Canoe crews advanced directly to the 200m finals after meeting the mark in opening heats. Katie Vincent (Mississauga, ON) won her heat and posted the fastest time today in the U23 Women’s C1 200m. Tess Peterman (Chelsea, QC) and Anna Roy-Cyr (Lac Beauport, QC) finished second in their heat of the Junior Women’s C2 200m to advance directly to Sunday’s final.

Canadian athletes advanced to the semi-finals in the rest of the 200m heats. They will race the 200m semi-finals tomorrow. The following four Canadian C2 crews will race A-finals tomorrow:

  • Isaac Finkelstein & Lucas Turnbull – Junior Men’s C2 1000m
  • Craig Spence (Dartmouth, NS) & Drew Hodges U23 Men’s C2 1000m
  • Katie Vincent & Nadya Crossman-Serb – U23 Women’s C2 500m
  • Tess Peterman & Anna Roy-Cyr – Junior Women’s C2 500m

The action stars in Minsk, Belarus at 1:55 a.m. EST. A full summary of Canadian results for the second day of competition is shown below. The competition runs through to Sunday.

Results & Streaming Video

 

Summary of Results

Athlete(s) Event Result
Pierre-Luc Poulin (Lac Beauport, QC)

Marshall Hughes (Waverley, NS)

Jarret Kenke (Saskatoon, SK)

Brian Malfesi (Maple Ridge, BC)

U23 Men’s K4 1000m 2nd in semi

Advanced to A-final

Alanna Bray-Lougheed (Oakville, ON)

Madeline Schmidt (Ottawa, ON)

U23 Women’s K2 500m 3rd in semi

Advanced to A-final

Anna Negulic (Bedford, NS) Junior Women’s K1 500m 4th in semi

Advanced to B-final

Anne-Sophie Lavoie-Parent (Trois-Rivières, QC) Junior Women’s C1 500m 4th in semi

Advanced to B-final

Ashley Card (Halifax, NS)

Lucy Pennyfather (Oakville, ON)

Junior Women’s K2 500m 6th in semi

Advanced to B-final

Hannah MacIntosh (Dartmouth, NS) U23 Women’s C1 500m 6th in semi

Advanced to B-final

Samantha Hall (Dartmouth, NS) U23 Women’s K1 500m 7th in semi

Did not advance

Lucas Turnbull (Toronto, ON)

James MacPhee (Sackville, NS)

Connor Fitzpatrick (Dartmouth, NS)

Isaac Finkelstein (Ottawa, ON)

Junior Men’s C4 500m 7th in semi

Did not advance

200m heats
Katie Vincent (Mississauga, ON) U23 Women’s C1 200m 1st in heat

Advanced to A-final

Tess Peterman (Chelsea, QC)

Anna Roy-Cyr (Lac Beauport, QC)

Junior Women’s C2 200m 2nd in heat

Advanced to A-final

Olivier Courchesne (Trois-Rivières, QC) Junior Men’s K1 200m 2nd in heat

Advanced to semi

Grace Whebby (Dartmouth, NS) Junior Women’s K1 200m 3rd in heat

Advanced to semi

James MacPhee (Sackville, NS) Junior Men’s C1 200m 5th in heat

Advanced to semi

Anne-Sophie Lavoie-Parent (Trois-Rivières, QC) Junior Women’s C1 200m 3rd in heat

Advanced to semi

Alex Scott (Bedford, NS) U23 Men’s K1 200m 2nd in heat

Advanced to semi

Madison MacKenzie (Chelsea, QC) U23 Women’s K1 200m 4th in heat

Advanced to semi

 

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