Kenora Rowing Club athletes are returning home from Regina after the club sent seven rowers to the Western Canadian Sprints Championship Regatta, which included teams from Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Lakeland and Calgary. 

Gabby Boulet, Lexie From, and Jan Rondilla, three high school novice athletes, competed in their first regatta and placed third in the Novice Women’s quad with a Winnipeg Crew member filling in the fourth spot. They were happy to get their first races under their belts and feel ready for the Mantario Rowdown on June 16 in Kenora, which is also the wrap up event for the High School Program.

Canada Summer Games athlete Abby Dent grabbed two third place finishes in the Open Women’s single and the Junior Women’s single.Regatta3Abby Dent

Kenora Masters athletes placed second and fourth in the Mixed Masters Doubles race with Tim Wehner and Jennifer Findlay in second and Rae Bath and Rob Dansereau in fourth. It was Bath’s first race in several years and she was back on her home turf in Regina where she first started rowing and later began her coaching career. She is coaching the KRC competitive program this year. Bath is one of only two Level 3 rowing coaching in the Manitoba Rowing Association.

The two mixed masters doubles from Kenora partnered up to Row a Mixed Masters quad where they took second place, with Calgary Masters taking first. 

Wehner placed fourth in the Masters Men’s single after a re-row of the event and paired up with Dansereau to take fourth in the Masters Men’s Double

Calgary won the overall points trophy at the Western Canadian Sprints Championship Regatta.

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