Burloak paddlers add to Canada’s medal count


Canada found podium success in the waters on Wednesday (Aug. 8) with two local paddlers stroking their way to medal finishes. Mark Oldershaw reacts to his bronze medal win in the 1,000 metre canoe finals at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

(Photo: COC/Jason Ransom)



Adam van Koeverden holds up his silver medal from the 1,000 metre kayak finals at the 2012 London Olympic Games on Wednesday. Van Koeverden’s silver is the fourth Olympic medal during his Olympic career. Canada now has 14 medals in total.

(Photo: COC/Jason Ransom)


Oldershaw and van Koeverden are training partners at the Burloak Canoe Club in Oakville.