Two medals in Women’s Canoe to close out Junior and U23 World Championships

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MONTEMOR-O-VELHO, PORTUGAL – Canada won two medals in women’s canoe today to wrap up the competition at the ICF Canoe Sprint Junior and U23 World Championships in Montemor-O-Velho, Portugal.

Katie Vincent of Mississauga, ON won a silver medal in the U23 Women’s C1 500m. She also placed fifth today in the U23 Women’s C1 200m. Vincent won gold in C1 200m at the Junior World Championships last year and is already showing her strength internationally in her first year competing in the U23 class.

Anna Roy-Cyr (Lac Beauport, QC) and Juliette Brault (Pointe-Claire, QC) won a bronze medal in the Junior Women’s C2 200m. In other Women’s Canoe events, Hannah MacIntosh (Dartmouth, NS) and Mariah Godin (Waverley, NS) finished fourth in the U23 Women’s C2 200m final. Jillian Perrone of Oakville, ON was seventh in the Junior Women’s C1 200m.

Andréanne Langlois of Québec, QC had an eighth place finish in the U23 Women’s K1 200m.

The U23 Men’s C4 500m crew of Tom Hall (Waverley, NS), Jeremy Stott (Mississauga, ON), Drew Hodges (Ottawa, ON), and Evan Bezemer (Mississauga, ON) finished eighth in the final.

In the Junior Men’s C4 500m, the crew of Ian McCormick (Dartmouth, NS), Gavin Jaeger-Freeborn (Calgary, AB), Jack Leahy (Dartmouth, NS) and Brady Garcia (Calgary, AB) finished ninth in the final.

A full compilation of Canadian results for the final day of competition is shown below. This concludes the ICF Canoe Sprint Junior and U23 World Championships. Canada’s senior team will compete next at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships from August 19 to 23 in Milan, Italy.

Summary of Results

Athlete Event Result
Katie Vincent (Mississauga, ON) U23 Women’s C1 500m 2nd in A-final

Silver medal

Anna Roy-Cyr (Lac Beauport, QC), Juliette Brault (Pointe-Claire, QC) Junior Women’s C2 200m 3rd in A-final

Bronze medal

Hannah MacIntosh (Dartmouth, NS),

Mariah Godin (Waverley, NS)

U23 Women’s C2 200m 4th in A-final
Katie Vincent (Mississauga, ON) U23 Women’s C1 200m 5th in A-final
Jillian Perrone (Oakville, ON) Junior Women’s C1 200m 7th in A-final
Andréanne Langlois (Québec, QC) U23 Women’s K1 200m 8th in A-final
Tom Hall (Waverley, NS),

Jeremy Stott (Mississauga, ON),

Drew Hodges (Ottawa, ON),

Evan Bezemer (Mississauga, ON)

U23 Men’s C4 500m 8th in A-final
Ian McCormick (Dartmouth, NS),

Gavin Jaeger-Freeborn (Calgary, AB),

Jack Leahy (Dartmouth, NS),

Brady Garcia (Calgary, AB)

Junior Men’s C4 500m 9th in A-final


Nicolas Matveev (Toronto, ON),

Jacob Steele (Halifax, NS),

Victor Desaulniers (Trois-Rivières, QC),

Vincent Jourdenais (Trois-Rivières, QC)

Junior Men’s K4 1000m 10th overall
Alex Scott (Bedford, NS) U23 Men’s K1 200m 11th overall
Samantha Hall (Dartmouth, NS) U23 Women’s K1 500m 12th overall
Maxim Poulin (Lac Beauport, QC) U23 Men’s C1 200m 14th overall
Charles-Antoine Girouard (Trois-Rivieres, QC),

Liam O’Brien (Dartmouth, NS)

U23 Men’s K2 200m 14th overall
Alanna Bray-Lougheed (Oakville, ON),

Alexa Irvin (Kentville, NS)

U23 Women’s K2 500m 15th overall
James Lavallee (Winnipeg, MB) Junior Men’s K1 200m 15th overall
Ian McCormick (Dartmouth, NS) Junior Men’s C1 200m 16th overall
Jessica Hogg (Dartmouth, NS) Junior Women’s K1 200m 18th overall
August Sibthorpe (Ottawa, ON) Junior Women’s K1 500m 24th overall


Full Results


  • The Junior Women’s K4 500m crew of August Sibthorpe (Ottawa, ON), Jessica Hogg (Dartmouth, NS), Kady Leard (Waverley, NS) and Anna Negulic (Halifax, NS) placed 13th, not 14th as reported in yesterday’s release.
  • The Junior Men’s K2 200m was composed of Nicolas Matveev (Toronto, ON) and Vincent Jourdenais (Trois-Rivières, QC) and they placed seventh in yesterday’s semi-final.

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