Montreal, QC, August 31. The 2013 Canadian Sprint CanoeKayak Championships, aka Nationals, finished this evening with a great performance of Ottawa's Rideau Canoe Club. Rideau was 2nd overall out of 42 clubs from the 6 divisions from all over the country.
Rideau ended with 15 Canadian Championships and gold medals. This year for the first time in the history of the championships the Club is bringing home three trophies very close to the club: the Mike Scott trophy, won by Ben Tardioli in the Senior Men C-1 500m; the Rideau Canoe Club trophy won by Kate Braddon, Rowan Hardy-Kavangh, August Sibthorpe and Naomi Vanwalraven in the U17 Women K-4 1000m; and the newly introduced Lucy Slade Memorial trophy won by Madeleine Schmidt in the U19 Women K-1 1000m.
Madeline Schmidt had a great Nationals. She was first place and Canadian Champion in the U19 Women K-1 200M, 500M and 1000M, the U19 Women K-4 500m with Alexandra Joy, Monica Black and Kate Braddon and the U19 Women K-2 1000m with Alexandra Joy. On top of that she earned a silver medal with the U19 Women C-15 (War Canoe) and a bronze in the U19 Women K-2 200m with Monica Black.
The Rideau's gold medalists were:
- MASTER Men K-1 1000m Adrian RICHARDSON
- SENIOR Men K1 500m Angus Mortimer
- SENIOR Men K-1 1000M Angus MORTIMER
- SENIOR Men K-2 1000M Angus MORTIMER, Emmett SCHMIDT
- SENIOR Men C1 500m Ben Tardioli
- JUNIOR Men C-2 500M Brendan FOWLER, Drew HODGES
- U17 Women K-2 1000M Kate BRADDON, Rowan HARDY-KAVANAGH
- U17 Women K-4 1000M Kate BRADDON, Rowan HARDY-KAVANAGH, August SIBTHORPE, Naomi VANWALRAVEN
- U19 Women K-1 200M Madeline SCHMIDT
- U19 Women K-1 500M Madeline SCHMIDT
- U19 Women K-1 1000M Madeline SCHMIDT
- U19 Women K-4 500M Monica BLACK, Kate BRADDON, Alexandra JOY, Madeline SCHMIDT
- SENIOR Women C1 500m Nicole Haywood
- SENIOR Women C-1 1000M Nicole HAYWOOD
- U19 Women K-2 1000M Alexandra JOY, Madeline SCHMIDT
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