Personal bests fall on first finals day of canoe sprint

Australia’s Canoe Sprint team have paddled their way to personal bests on the first finals day at Sea Forest Waterway today.

Four Aussie crews represented the green and gold in the men’s K1 1000m and women’s K2 500m finals with Olympic Games debutant Tom Green making his first Olympic Final A finishing seventh, while dual Olympians Alyssa Bull and Alyce Wood finished fifth in the women’s K2 Final A.

Jean van der Westhuyzen as well as Jaime Roberts and Jo Brigden-Jones made the Final B (places 9-17).

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