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Canada Begins Racing Today at World Rowing Junior Championships


Junior rowers from around the world begin racing today in Hamburg, Germany at the World Rowing Junior Championships.

Over 700 junior athletes from over 50 nations have gathered in Germany for a chance at rowing glory. Junior rowers must be under the age of 19.

Canada has sent four crews to race on the Elbe River in Germany; a men’s and women’s pair and a men’s double and single. Racing takes place from August 6th until the 10th.

Online streaming with audio commentary of results will be available throughout the week of competition at

Individual athlete biographies are available at  To support and learn more about team members and stay on top of developments within the Canadian Junior National Rowing squad, follow us on Twitter (@rowingcanada) and Facebook.


Junior National Rowing Team

Men’s pair (M2-)

Elliot Rogers of Victoria, BC (Brentwood College Rowing Club)

Jacob Barker of Victoria, BC (Victoria City Rowing Club)


Women’s pair (W2-)

Caileigh Filmer of Victoria, BC (Victoria City Rowing Club)

Larissa Werbicki of Saskatoon, SK (Saskatoon Rowing Club)


Men’s double (M2X)

Lucien Brodeur of St. Catharines, ON (Ridley College Boat Club)

Nicholas Tavares of Fonthill, ON (E.L. Crossley & South Niagara Rowing Club)


Men’s single (M1x)

Daniel de Groot of St. Catharines, ON (St. Catharines Rowing Club)

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