Crews Named for 2017 World Rowing Junior Championships
Rowing Canada – VICTORIA, BC – Tuesday, June 13, 2017 – Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) announced today the selection of 10 athletes for this year’s Junior National Team for the World Rowing Junior Championships. The Junior National Team is made up of rowers under the age of 19 and come from eight rowing clubs across the country.
On Friday, RCA launched the RCA All for One fundraising campaign, supporting the Under-23 and Junior teams as they prepare for the 2017 World Rowing Championships. The goal of this campaign is to raise funds that will go directly to reducing any fees that athletes face when representing Canada.
Donations can be made at www.fundrazr.com/RCAallforone either to the Under-23 team, Junior team or both, with funds directly reducing the costs for athletes. To show your support of the athletes and the campaign via social media, post #RCAAllForOne on your Facebook or Twitter.
Following the selection trials in Welland, Ontario, RCA has confirmed the list of athletes representing Canada on the Junior National Team this summer. Coaches will be announced at a later date.
2017 Canadian National Junior Rowing Team to compete at World Rowing Junior Championships, Trakai, Lithuania
The World Rowing Junior Championships will take place in Trakai, Lithuania from August 2nd to 6th.
Junior Women’s Double Sculls
Kieanna Stephens (Burnaby Lake Rowing Club)
Grace VandenBroek (Peterborough Rowing Club)
Junior Women’s Four
Amanda Caromicoli (Don Rowing Club)
Alexandra Wright (Don Rowing Club)
Emma Reinsch (Victoria City Rowing Club)
Leila Ashtaryeh (Branksome Hall School)
Junior Men’s Four
Peter Lancashire (Brentwood College School)
Neil Kennedy (South Niagara Rowing Club)
Fraser Darling (South Niagara Rowing Club)
Dylan Rupnow (St. George’s School)
About Rowing Canada Aviron
Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) is a non-profit organization recognized by the Government of Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee as the national governing body for rowing in Canada, representing more than 15,000 registered members.
RCA is a member of the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Fédération internationale des sociétés d’aviron (FISA), the international federation for rowing.
For more information about Rowing Canada Aviron, please visit rowingcanada.org or follow @rowingcanada.
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