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CANOE: Bolstered by winning form on the windswept Eton Dorney course, kayaker Alana Nicholls is aiming to become Australian canoeing's first female Olympic champion this week.
CANOE: Australia's new gun paddler Murray Stewart faces an immediate reality check in his Olympic debut on Monday when he slips into the shoes of Beijing Games gold medallist Ken Wallace.
Australia’s canoe paddlers are showing strong signs leading into the Olympic Games after winning nine medals – five in Olympic events - on Saturday and Sunday at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup in Moscow, Russia.
The 2012 Australian Olympic Canoe/Kayak Sprint team announced today has it all. The 16-strong team boasts a defending Olympic Champion, World Championship medallists, a champion ironwoman, a British-born mother, and the youngest sprint canoeists to ever represent Australia at the Games.
There was no stopping the women's K4 500 crew of Rachel Lovell, Hannah Davis, Jo Brigden-Jones and Lyndsie Fogarty as they stormed home to win their second Olympic selection race in Penrith and tick the qualification boxes for London.
At the Australian Sprint Championships at Penrith, Ken Wallace has been upstaged by the flying Murray Stewart in the K1 1000m. Wallace who won two individual medals in Beijing now must rely on the fate of other events to book his place in a crewed boat in London.
The men’s K4 Worlds crew have won the second Olympic nomination trial and with be nominated to the AOC, while Lyndsie Fogarty and Naomi Flood took a step closer to nomination, and Ken Wallace, Jacob Clear and Murray Stewart are all through to Thursday’s K1 1000 final!
Australian Canoeing’s sprint team to be nominated to the Australian Olympic Committee to compete at the London Games began to take shape after the completion of the Oceania Sprint Canoe Championships at the Sydney International Regatta Centre.
17 year old young guns Alex Haas and Jake Donaghey headlined an exciting final day of racing at the Oceania Championships at Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith, NSW, becoming the first male sprint paddlers to secure Olympic nomination.