Four C2 crews through to finals at Junior and U23 Worlds

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MINSK, BELARUS (July 28, 2016) – Four Canadian C2 crews have qualified for finals after the opening day of competition at the ICF Canoe Sprint Junior and U23 World Championships in Minsk, Belarus.

Isaac Finkelstein (Ottawa, ON) and Lucas Turnbull (Toronto, ON) won their heat in the Junior Men’s C2 1000m to advance directly to the final. The crew posted the fastest overall time in the heats and will race the final on Saturday.

Craig Spence (Dartmouth, NS) and Drew Hodges (Ottawa, ON) won their semi-final in the U23 Men’s C2 1000m and have advanced to Saturday’s final.

Katie Vincent (Mississauga, ON) and Nadya Crossman-Serb (Winnipeg, MB) finished second in their heat in the U23 Women’s C2 500m to advance directly to the final.

Tess Peterman (Chelsea, QC) and Anna Roy-Cyr (Lac Beauport, QC) finished third in the semi-final of the Junior Women’s C2 500m and have qualified for Saturday’s final.

A full summary of Canadian results for the first day of competition is shown below. Competition continues tomorrow with heats and semi-finals. Finals will take place on Saturday and Sunday.



Summary of Results

Athlete Event Result
Isaac Finkelstein (Ottawa, ON)

Lucas Turnbull (Toronto, ON)

Junior Men’s C2 1000m 1st in heat

Advanced to A-final

Craig Spence (Dartmouth, NS)

Drew Hodges (Ottawa, ON)

U23 Men’s C2 1000m 1st in semi

Advanced to A-final

Katie Vincent (Mississauga, ON)

Nadya Crossman-Serb (Winnipeg, MB)

U23 Women’s C2 500m 2nd in heat

Advanced to A-final

Tess Peterman (Chelsea, QC)

Anna Roy-Cyr (Lac Beauport, QC)

Junior Women’s C2 500m 3rd in semi

Advanced to A-final

Jarret Kenke (Saskatoon, SK) U23 Men’s K1 1000m 3rd in semi

Advanced to B-final

Anna Negulic (Bedford, NS)

Ruah Edmonds (Halifax, NS)

Ashley Card (Halifax, NS)

Lucy Pennyfather (Oakville, ON)

Junior Women’s K4 500m 4th in semi

Advanced to B-final

Connor Fitzpatrick (Dartmouth, NS) Junior Men’s C1 1000m 6th in semi

Advanced to B-final

Marshall Hughes (Waverley, NS)

Pierre-Luc Poulin (Lac Beauport, QC)

U23 Men’s K2 1000m 6th in semi

Advanced to B-final

Alanna Bray-Lougheed (Oakville, ON)

Madeline Schmidt (Ottawa, ON)

Madison MacKenzie (Chelsea, QC)

Samantha Hall (Dartmouth, NS)

U23 Women’s K4 500m 5th in semi

Did not advance

Mathew Koehler (Maple Ridge, BC)

Scott Braddon (Ottawa, ON)

Junior Men’s K2 1000m 8th in semi

Did not advance

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