Canada wins triple gold at Pan-Ams

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Canada wins triple gold at canoe/kayak Pan-Ams
Last Updated: Monday, July 6, 2009
The Canadian Press
mallorie-306Mallorie Nicholson, seen here racing at the Canada Games, won gold Sunday at the Pan American canoe and kayak championships in Brazil. (Jacques Boissinot/Canadian Press)

Mallorie Nicholson of Oakville, Ont., and the canoe pairs team of Jenna Marks and Maria Halavrezos of Dartmouth, N.S., collected their third gold medals Sunday in the 200-metre finals at the Pan American canoe and kayak championships in Rio de Janeiro.

Canada finished the three-day competition with 23 medals: 11 gold, 10 silver and two bronze.

Nicholson won the three women’s canoe singles (C-1) events of 200, 500 and 1,000 metres, while Marks and Halavrezos did the same in the women’s C-2.

cbc.ca

Congratulations to Mallorie and the rest of the Canadian team!

Previous blog entry about Mallorie here.

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