Canoe Kayak Canada – OTTAWA, ONTARIO (June 26, 2018) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is proud to announce the selection of the Junior, U23 and Senior National Sprint and Paracanoe teams that will be representing Canada this summer on the international stage.
“The third set of the National Sprint Team Trials in Montreal was the last opportunity for Canoe Kayak Canada and the High-Performance Committee to finalize the selection of our teams,” explained Graham Barton, Chief Technical Officer at CKC. “Our Canadian athletes have demonstrated impressive performances over the course of the World Cup season and National Team Trials. I am excited about the potential of our teams as they head to their International Championships over the remainder of the competitive season”.
Canadian athletes were selected to compete in one or more competitions to take place later during the summer. The selection was based on the 2018 Selection Criteria published earlier this year on the Canoe Kayak Canada website.
The international canoe sprint competitions include:
ICF 2018 Sprint and Paracanoe Senior World Championships
August 22-25, Montemor O Vehlo, Portugal
ICF 2018 Sprint U23 and Junior World Championships
July 26-29, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2018 Sprint and Paracanoe Pan American Championships