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Golden end for Team SA at marathon worlds

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Pietermaritzburg – Led by a bloodied Hank McGregor, South Africa grabbed another two medals on the final day of the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships at Camps Drift in Pietermaritzburg to end up second overall on the medal table. Saturday’s K1 men’s winner, sporting a large cut above his left eye from a clash of paddles, and partner Jasper Mocké ...

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Organisers fine tune after SA Championships at Camps Drift

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Pietermaritzburg – With the successful South African flatwater marathon championships under their belt, the organising committee of the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships at Camps Drift next month is dissecting the two day national championships to fine tune and learn as many constructive lessons from the event as possible. Organising committee chair Steve Botha was pleased with the uniformly positive ...

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Strong SA team named for Worlds

Jenna Ward and Nikki Russell secured their place in the national team to the world championships by winning the Women's K2 title at the South African Canoe Marathon Championships at Camps Drift on Saturday.
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Pietermaritzburg – After the record-breaking South African flatwater marathon championships held at Camps Drift in Pietermaritzburg on the weekend, Canoeing South Africa has announced a team of 73 boats to compete at the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships and Masters Cup events at the same Camps Drift venue from 4 to 12 September. With all the fancied paddlers securing their ...

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Beavitt using Breede as vital Worlds prep

Century City/Pink Lady's Bianca Beavitt hopes the upcoming 2016 Breede River Canoe Marathon from Robertson to Swellendam in the Western Cape will serve as good distance training ahead of the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships in Germany in September. John Hishin/
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Robertson – As the 2016 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships in Germany begins to loom large, Team South Africa’s Bianca Beavitt has singled out the upcoming Breede River Canoe Marathon as the ideal opportunity to get miles under her belt in the build up to the marathon showpiece in Europe in September. Beavitt, who won the women’s K3 titles at ...

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Worlds selection pressure on at SA Marathon Champs

Current Marathon World Champion, Hank McGregor (Euro Steel/Kayak Centre) hopes to secure a top two finish at the 2016 South African Marathon Championships sponsored by Prescient at Zandvlei, Cape Town this Saturday in a bid to qualify for this year's World Champs and a shot at defending his global crown. Balint Vekassy/
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Cape Town – Strict selection criteria and only two spots available per age group on Team South Africa for the 2016 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships in Brandenburg, Germany in September sees this weekend’s South African Marathon Championships sponsored by Prescient at Zandvlei in Cape Town carry heightened importance for those with global aspirations. While the battle for the year’s ...

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Small SA contingent ready for Slalom Worlds

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  Durban – Following the impressive showing from the South African team at the recent ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships it is now the chance of the slalom paddlers to prove their worth as the small contingent of paddlers head to Lee Valley White Water Centre, England to take part in the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships from 17-20 September. ...

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Legendary McGregor defends World Championship crown

Jeep Team/Kayak Centre's Hank McGregor made it a third K1 title in a row at the 2015 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships in Győr, Hungary. Balint Vekassy/
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Durban – A drama laden and action packed K1 Senior Men’s race set the 2015 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships alight in Győr, Hungary on Saturday as South African sensation Hank McGregor came back from a near-minute deficit to win his sixth global title. McGregor, who claimed both the K1 and K2 crowns in Oklahoma, USA in 2014, was a ...

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Ward gives Team SA first World Champs medal

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Durban – Jenna Ward launched a late charge to surge to a memorable K1 Under-23 Women’s bronze medal on the opening day of the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships in Győr, Hungary on Friday to replicate her third place feat at the same event in Oklahoma, USA last year. With Hungarian star Vanda Kiszli having made a decisive move as ...

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