Two podium finishes for Canada at the Holland Beker

Canada’s senior development women’s eight was second Sunday (June 6) at the Koninklijke Holland Beker regatta in Amsterdam.

The Dutch women’s eight won in 6.06.65, Canada’s time was 6.16.60 and the younger (under-23) Dutch eight was third in 6.23.32.

Saturday, the same senior development women’s eight (non-Olympic) won its race on the first day of the Holland Beker. Canada’s time was 6:18.96 over the Dutch U23 crew (6:22.14)

Athletes competing included Kerry Shaffer of Welland, Kate Goodfellow of Ottawa, Jennifer Martins of Toronto, Alyssa Weninger of Unity, Sask., Jody Schuurman of Vancouver, Lisa Roman of Langley, B.C., Rosie DeBoef of Victoria, B.C., Sarah Bonikowsky of Orangeville, Ont. and coxswain Eden Full of Calgary.

This was the only Canadian crew participating at this annual event.