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Ontario Canoe/Kayak wraps up competition with 28 medals!

posted Aug 29, 2009, 4:37 AM by graeme.lind@rideaucanoeclub.ca
PEI -- Rideau Canoe Club athletes Ben Tardioli, Cheyanne Farquharson and Katie Findlay all contributed to give Team Ontario a final medal count of 28 at the 2009 Canada Summer Games.
 
Ben Tardioli captured two silvers on Friday, the first in the 200m C2 event with partner Roland Varga.. and the second in the 1000m IC4 with Chriss Abbott, Jared Trafford and Roland Varga.
 
Kaitie Findlay also brought it two medals on Friday, earning a silver in the 200m C2 with Nina Doherty.. and a bronze in the 1000m C2, also with Nina.
 
Cheyanne Farquharson added a fourth place finish on Friday in the 1000m K2. Cheyanne was awarded a bronze medal earlier in the week in the 500m K4.
 
With the help of these medals, team Ontario finishes the four day competition in second place, behind team Nova Scotia (with 31 medals) and ahead of Quebec. For a complete listing of results, please see the Canada Games Canoe/Kayak results page.