By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club members place at Sprint World Championship
Placeholder Image

Saving noble steeds

By: Times_Newsroom

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video

 

Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club members Robert Finlayson and Ben Hefner placed in their respective events Friday on the third day of the Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary.

Finlayson finished eighth in the men’s C-1 500-meter B final. He also finished sixth in his C-1 200-meter heat, but a ninth-place finish in the semifinal was not enough to qualify for the final.

Hefner, along with partner Ian Ross (Bethesda, Md.), placed sixth in the men’s C-2 200-meter heat and eighth in the semifinal. They will compete in the B final on Sunday.

“Today was a good day to race,” Hefner said. “There was a strong tail wind, so a lot of boats had some really great times.”

 

Regional events