B.C. paddlers win 10 medals at 2018 Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships

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The 2018 Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships wrapped up on Saturday at Sherbrooke’s Lac de Nations with B.C. paddlers winning 10 medals.

Leading the medal count were Ydris Hunter (False Creek Sprint Canoe Club) and Ivan Strashenko (Kamloops/Burnaby Canoe & Kayak Club) with three medals each. Hunter won gold in the U17 C-1 200, silver in the U 17 C-1 1000 and bronze in the U17 C-1 6000. He also teamed with Quinn Thomson for a fourth place finish in the U19 C-2 200.

Strashenko won gold with Stanley Netherton in the U17 K-2 1000. He added a pair of silver medals in the U17 K-4 1000 and U19 K-4 1000 races.

B.C.’s other gold medalists were Brian Malfesi (Ridge Canoe & Kayak Club) and Alex Brent and Matthew Koehler (Burnaby Canoe & Kayak Club). Malfesi won his third straight Senior K-1 1000 title while adding a bronze in the Senior K-1 500.  Brent and Koehler won the U17 K-2 1000.

B.C. medalists and finalists (complete B.C. results are available on the CKBC website) are:

GOLD MEDALISTS
Ydris Hunter False Creek SCC U17 C-1 200
Brian Malfesi Ridge CKC Senior K-1 1000
Alex Brent / Matthew Koehler Burnaby CKC Junior K-2 1000
Stanley Netherton / Ivan Strashenko Kamloops CKC U17 K-2 1000
SILVER MEDALISTS
Ydris Hunter False Creek SCC U17 C-1 1000
Cameron Antifave / Michael Lanyon / Spencer Robinson / Ivan Strashenko Kamloops CKC U19 K-4 1000
Matao Buist / Thomas Duff / Stanley Netherton / Ivan Strashenko Kamloops CKC U17 K-4 1000
BRONZE MEDALISTS
Ydris Hunter False Creek SCC U17 C-1 6000
Brian Malfesi Ridge CKC Senior K-1 500
Cassidy MacPherson Ridge CKC U16 K-1 1000
4th Place Finishers
Katrina Loutet Burnaby CKC U17 K-1 6000
Samantha Loutet Burnaby CKC U17 C-1 200

U17 C-1 500

Cassidy MacPherson Ridge CKC U16 K-1 200
Thomas Duff Kamloops CKC U16 K-1 1000
Ydris Hunter / Quinn Thomson False Creek SCC U19 C-2 200
5th Place Finishers
Alex Brent / Edward Colhoun / Matthew Koehler / Christian Ludwig Burnaby CKC Junior K-4 1000
Cameron Antifave / Thomas Duff Kamloops CKC U19 K-2 1000
Elisa Robson Brown / Tiffany Yau False Creek SCC U19 K-2 200
Connor Fehr / Thomas Markhauser Fort CKC Junior C-2 200
6th Place Finishers
Edward Colhoun Burnaby CKC U17 K-1 6000
Patrick Dann Chinook RCC Junior K-1 200
Quinn Thomson False Creek SCC U17 C-1 6000
Cameron Antifave Kamloops CKC U19 K-1 1000
Heather Potkins Nelson KCC U19 C-1 1000
Patrick Dann / Coen del Valle Chinook RCC Junior K-2 1000
Connor Fehr / Thomas Markhauser Fort CKC Junior C-2 1000
7th Place Finishers
Quinn Thomson False Creek SCC U16 C-1 1000
Alexander Dmitriev / Brian Malfesi Ridge CKC Senior K-2 1000
Elisa Robson-Brown / Tiffany Yau False Creek SCC Junior K-2 1000
Omar Said / Liam Stewart Fort CKC Junior C-2 1000
8th Place Finishers
Alex Brent Burnaby CKC Junior K-1 1000
Ivan Strashenko Kamloops CKC U17 K-1 1000
Mika Asano / Katrina Loutet Burnaby CKC Junior K-2 1000
Quinn Phare Fort CKC U17 C-1 1000
Connor Fehr / Paul Markhauser / Thomas Markhauser / Quinn Phare Fort CKC Junior C-4 1000
Michael Lanyon / Spencer Robinson Kamloops CKC U19 K-2 1000
Connor Fehr / Thomas Markhasuer / Quinn Phare / Liam Stewart Fort CKC Open IC-4 200
9th Place Finishers
Cassidy MacPherson Ridge CKC U17 K-1 6000

U19 K-1 1000

Cameron Antifave Kamloops CKC U19 K-2 500
Devon Holcroft / Elliot Hoyt / Paul Markhauser / Ben Muench Fort CKC Junior K-4 1000
Elisa Robson Brown / Tiffany Yau False Creek SCC U19 K-2 1000
Abigail Donaldson / Emma Guertin Kamloops CKC U19 K-2 200
Alex Brent / Matthew Koehler Burnaby CKC Junior K-2 200

 

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