Claire Ellison to Compete at World Rowing Junior Championships
Sport Nova Scotia – Claire Ellison (Halifax) begins her quest tonight at the World Rowing Junior Championships. Claire teams up with Lucy Black (NB), Aida Lissel-DeCorby (Sask), and Maya Meschkuleit (ON) in the Canadian Junior Women’s Quad selected to represent Canada at the World Rowing Junior Championships from August 7-11 in Tokyo, Japan.
Claire Ellison, of the Halifax Rowing Club, will attend her second straight World Rowing Junior Championships after being named to the Canadian women’s quadruple sculls crew. The 18-year-old rower was a member of the junior women’s quad that placed sixth overall in last year’s event in the Czech Republic. This year, Ellison is one of sixteen athletes who will represent Canada at the World Rowing Junior Championships taking place at the new Sea Forest Waterway, this competition will also serve as a test event for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Nova Scotia’s Pat Cody, who has been named lead coach for this regatta, will coach Ellison and her crew.
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