Broadcast note: The 2014 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships finals will be broadcast on Sportsnet One on Saturday at noon EST and Sunday at 3:30 p.m. See broadcast schedule for details.
Competing in A-finals tomorrow:
- Adam van Koeverden (Men’s K1 1000)
- Mark Oldershaw (Men’s C1 1000)
- Andrew Jessop & Brady Reardon (Men’s K2 1000)
- Genevieve Orton & Una Lounder (Women’s K2 1000)
MOSCOW, RUSSIA – Christine Gauthier has added another two medals to her collection in Paracanoe on the third day of competition at the 2014 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Moscow, Russia.
She captured a silver in the Women’s V1 200 TA and a bronze in the V1 200 LTA. She had a jam packed day of racing and finished seventh in K1 200 LTA in which she holds five World titles. Gauthier rounds out her World Championship by medaling in three of her four races including a silver from Wednesday.
Christian Maranda of Québec, QC wound up thirteenth overall in the Men’s K1 200 LTA with a fourth place finish in the Paracanoe B-final.
Benjamin Russell (Dartmouth, NS) and Gabriel Beauchesne-Sévigny (Trois-Rivières, QC) have qualified for the final of Men’s C2 1000 on Sunday by winning their semi-final. The crew placed fourth at last year’s World Championship and with a strong showing so far this season are a crew to watch for on Sunday.
Adam van Koeverden of Oakville, ON won his semi in the Men’s K1 500 to qualify for the final. van Koeverden will race the K1 1000 metre Olympic distance tomorrow and the 500 on Sunday.
Laurence Vincent-Lapointe of Trois-Rivières, QC won her heat in the Women’s C1 200 to advance directly to the final. With seven World Championship title to her name, Vincent-Lapointe has been undefeated since coming on to the international scene in 2010. Competition in the women’s canoe discipline has risen rapidly and margins at the finish line keep getting tighter.
Vincent-Lapointe and Sarah-Jane Caumartin of Otterburn, QC also went directly to the final in C2 500 after placing second in their heat. They are the defending World Champions in the event.
In 200 metre heats, all seven Canadian boats advanced to tomorrow afternoon’s semi-finals. Tomorrow morning in Moscow will kick off with four Canadian boats competing in A-finals – three of which are Olympic events. The 5000 metre long distance races will finish up on Saturday evening. The remainder of finals are slated for Sunday’s program which includes 200 metre finals and relays to wrap up the Championships.
Summary of Results – Friday
|Christine Gauthier (Pointe-Claire, QC)||Women’s V1 200 TA||2nd in final (1:02.56)Silver medal|
|Christine Gauthier (Pointe-Claire, QC)||Women’s V1 200 LTA||3rd in final (1:01.90)Bronze medal|
|Christine Gauthier (Pointe-Claire, QC)||Women’s K1 200 LTA||7th in final (55.212)|
|Christian Maranda (Québec, QC)||Men’s K1 200 LTA||13th overall (44.033)|
|Benjamin Russell (Dartmouth, NS) & Gabriel Beauchesne-Sévigny (Trois-Rivières, QC)||Men’s C2 1000||1st in semi (3:32.40)Advanced to A-final|
|Laurence Vincent-Lapointe (Trois-Rivières, QC) & Sarah-Jane Caumartin (Otterburn, QC)||Women’s C2 500||2nd in heat (2:05.10)Advanced to A-final|
|Adam van Koeverden (Oakville, ON)||Men’s K1 500||1st in semi (1:37.59)Advanced to A-final|
|Émilie Fournel (Lachine, QC)||Women’s K1 500||4th in semi (1:52.13)Advanced to B-final|
|Jason McCoombs (Dartmouth, NS)||Men’s C1 500||6th in semi (1:50.53)Advanced to B-final|
|KC Fraser (Toronto, ON),Michelle Russell (Waverley, NS)||Women’s K2 500||6th in semi (1:42.66)Advanced to B-final|
|Rob Clarke (Toronto), Philippe Duchesneau (Sherbrooke, QC), Andrew Jessop (Halifax) & Brady Reardon (Burlington, ON)||Men’s K4 1000||5th in semi (2:56.87)Advanced to B-final|
|Mark de Jonge (Halifax, NS)||Men’s K1 200||1st in heat (35.181)Advanced to semi|
|Ben Tardioli (Ottawa, ON)||Men’s C1 200||3rd in heat (40.603)Advanced to semi|
|Michelle Russell (Waverley, NS)||Women’s K1 200||6th in heat (42.387)Advanced to semi|
|Laurence Vincent-Lapointe (Trois-Rivières, QC)||Women’s C1 200||1st in heat (48.342)Advanced to A-final|
|Richard Dober Jr. (Trois-Rivières, QC) & Hugues Fournel (Lachine, QC)||Men’s K2 200||2nd in heat (32.372)Advanced to semi|
|Jason McCoombs (Dartmouth, NS) & Aaron Rublee (Kamloops, BC)||Men’s C2 200||3rd in heat (37.754)Advanced to semi|
|Genevieve Orton (Lake Echo, NS)Una Lounder (Dartmouth, NS)||Women’s K2 200||5th in heat (39.582)Advanced to semi|
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