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Canada’s Katie Vincent Pulling for Women’s Canoe Approval in 2020 Olympic

via Mississauga NewsBy Iain Colpitts Katie Vincent , 2014 Junior World Champion, 2015 silver medalist U23 Worlds, 2020 Olympic Hopeful, is lobbying hard for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to approve the recent International Canoe Federation (ICF) proposal for 3 women’s canoe events to be added to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic program. With Olympic inclusion, […]

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Perrone Says Women’s Canoe Moving a Step Closer to Olympics “Really Exciting”

Oakville’s Jillian Perrone: women’s canoe moving a step closer to Olympics “really exciting” By Herb Garbutt, Oakville Beaver / ‏@herbgarbutt  Read full article here January 20, 2016. The Oakville (Ontario, Canada) Beaver interviewed top Canadian Junior canoeist Jillian Perrone.  She says women’s canoe moving a step closer to Olympics “really exciting”. When asked why she paddles […]

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2015 Through the Eyes of SportenPlovdiv.com: Staniliya Stamenova – Bulgaria’s ONLY World Champ

See full article 2015 was a breakout year for long-time athlete Staniliya Stamenova. The 3 times European Champion has been a bridesmaid to Canada’s indomitable Laurence Vincent Lapointe at the World Championships.  In 2015 Stamenova dominated the Women’s C1 200 meter event from start to finish to win her first world title and the only […]

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Olympic Door Swings Open for Female Canoe Athletes

Article via The Chronicle Herald – Read more here. A decision by the International Canoe Federation has given Hannah Macintosh (Senobe Canoe Club, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia) something that has eluded generations of female canoe athletes — an Olympic shot. The ICF approved a race program for the 2020 Olympics with more gender equality. The proposal […]

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ICF Approves New Race Program for 2020 Olympics – Includes 3 Women’s Canoe Events

The International Canoe Federation (ICF) has approved a race program highlighting gender equality at the 2020 Olympic Games. The ICF has put the following program forward to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for ratification. The IOC will make a final decision following an analysis and review after the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. See official ICF […]

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World Champion Staniliya Stamenova Voted One of 2015’s Top Sportspersons in Bulgaria

World and European Champion Canoeist Staniliya Stamenova is once again voted as one of the Top Sportspersons in Bulgaria in the 43rd edition of the survey of the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency for 2015.   See story here. She finished 6th in the voting, with athletes from other sports such as Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling, Football and […]