Paddlers take final shot at Worlds team in Montreal

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MONTRÉAL – It’s the final countdown for Canadian sprint CanoeKayak athletes as they head to a third set of National Team Trials. Athletes will be contending for spots on Senior and Under 23 World Championships teams. Depending on the event, selections to Canada’s team are based on a combination of assessments including Trials 1, Trials 2 and crew boat camps.

The 2014 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships will take place in Moscow, Russia from August 6 to 10. Selections for a certain few U23 events, including Men’s C1 200, Women’s C1 200 and Women’s C2 500 will also take place at the Montreal Trials. The U23 Worlds are taking place in Szeged, Hungary from July 17 to 20.

WHO: The fastest CanoeKayak athletes in Canada (Senior and select Under 23 races)

WHAT: Canadian Sprint CanoeKayak Team Trials 3

WHEN:  *Friday, June 27 (4:30 p.m. – one race only: Women’s K4 race-off)

Saturday, June 28 (8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. EST)

Sunday, June 29 (8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. EST)

WHERE: Bassin Olympique, Parc Jean Drapeau, Ile Notre-Dame, Montréal, QC | Map

Jean Drapeau Metro Station

Event Information

CanoeKayak Canada is the national governing body for competitive paddling in Canada. The organization’s vision is to be a Canadian sport for families, communities and champions. From supporting clubs to developing a competitive National Team, CanoeKayak Canada works to grow a sport which is a rich part of Canada’s heritage.


Media Contact:

Ian Miller

Communications and Marketing Officer, CanoeKayak Canada