FOZ DO IGUASSU, BRAZIL – Two more Canadian athletes have made it through to semi-finals at the 2015 ICF Canoe Slalom Junior and U23 World Championships in Foz do Iguassu, Brazil.
Jazmyne Denhollander of Chilliwack, BC put down a solid run to finish ninth in the Women’s U23 K1 heat. Florence Maheu of Salaberry de Valleyfield, QC made the semis with a twenty-fifth place finish in the same event.
In total, six Canadians will compete in tomorrow’s semi-finals. A top ten result tomorrow is needed to get through to the finals on Saturday. Races start tomorrow morning and can be viewed live through online streaming video.
Summary of Results
|Jazmyne Denhollander (Chilliwack, BC)||U23 Women’s K1||9th in heatsAdvanced to semi-final|
|Florence Maheu (Salaberry de Valleyfield, QC)||U23 Women’s K1||25th in heatsAdvanced to semi-final|
|Hannah Penner (Lundbreck, AB)||Junior Women’s K1||31st in heats|
|Natasha O’Connell (Ottawa, ON)||Junior Women’s K1||33rd in heats|
|Kylie Zirk (Saskatoon, SK)||Junior Women’s K1||38th in heats|
|*Corrected Results from yesterday:|
|Andrew Musgrave (Ottawa, ON)||Junior Men’s K1||47th in heats*|
|Adrian Cole (Calgary, AB)||U23 Men’s K1||49th in heats*|
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