Broadcast to air at 5 p.m. EST on Saturday
DUISBURG, GERMANY (May 20, 2016) – Katie Vincent, Émilie Fournel and Nadya Crossman-Serb raced in heats and semi-finals on the opening day of the first ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup in Duisburg, Germany. Six Canadian athletes are representing Canada at World Cup 1 and the full Canadian team will be in attendance for World Cups 2 and 3.
Katie Vincent (Mississauga, ON) won her semi-final of the Women’s C1 200m to advance to tomorrow’s A-final. Since winning the Junior World Championships in 2014, Vincent has been climbing the senior ranks on the international scene. Her final tomorrow will be covered on CBC’s first of six shows on Road to the Olympic Games covering the Canoe Kayak World Cup action over three consecutive weekends.
Races will also be webcast on CBC’s digital platforms including the CBC Sports app and cbcsports.ca. There is live webcast for early-risers from 4:30 – 6 a.m. ET (5:30 a.m. AT / 6 a.m. NT) and an additional webcast to match broadcast times. CBC Sports is the Official Broadcast Partner of Canoe Kayak Canada.
The broadcast will also include content from the ICF Paracanoe World Championships that took place earlier this week in Duisburg and the Pan American Continental Olympic Qualifier in Gainesville, Georgia.
Émilie Fournel (Montreal, QC) raced the Women’s K1 200m semi-final and finished fifth to qualify for tomorrow’s B-final. Fournel has qualified for her third Olympic Games in the K1 500m and will race the heat and semi-final of that event tomorrow.
Nadya Crossman-Serb (Winnipeg, MB) also raced the Women’s C1 200m semi-final today and qualified for tomorrow’s B-final.
Two-time World Champion and Olympic bronze medalist Mark de Jonge (Halifax, NS) will race the heat and semi-final of the Men’s K1 200m tomorrow. The final is set to be broadcast on Sunday. Alex Scott (Halifax, NS) will also race the Men’s K1 200m. Pierre-Luc Laliberté (Pointe-Claire, QC) will race the Men’s C1 200m heat and semi-final in Duisburg tomorrow afternoon.
Broadcast and Webcast Information
CBC TV Broadcast Times (Road to the Olympic Games)
- Saturday from 5 – 6 p.m. EST
- Sunday from 2 – 3 p.m. EST (2 p.m. local time in Western Canada)
- Saturday from 6:30 – 8 a.m. EST & from 5 – 6 p.m. EST
- Sunday from 4:30 – 6 a.m. EST & from 2 – 3 p.m. EST
Summary of Results
|Katie Vincent (Mississauga, ON)||Women’s C1 200m||1st in semi-final
Advanced to A-final
|Nadya Crossman-Serb (Winnipeg, MB)
|Women’s C1 200m||7th in semi-final
Advanced to B-final
|Émilie Fournel (Montreal, QC)||Women’s K1 200m||5th in semi-final
Advanced to B-final
About Canoe Kayak Canada
Canoe Kayak Canada is the national governing body for competitive paddling in Canada. Canoe Kayak Canada has been one of Canada’s top performing summer sports having won an impressive count of 24 Olympic medals. Canoe Kayak Canada is a member-based organization which includes an intricate network of clubs as well as provincial, territorial and divisional paddling associations. Elite National Team athletes proudly represent Canada at various competitions around the globe – most notably the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, Pan American Games, ICF World Cups as well as Junior, Under 23 and Senior World Championships. Follow Canoe Kayak Canada on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
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