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Robert Finlayson

Canoe/Kayak

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Event/Discipline: Sprint Canoe, C-1
Birthdate: 8/22/1988
Hometown: Gainesville, Ga.
Club: Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club

2012 National Team Member

Recent Results:

  • 2013 World Championships: 25th in C1 200m
  • 2013 U.S. National Championships: 1st in C1 200m, 2nd in C1 5000m, 1st in C2 200m (with Ian Ross), 1st in C2 1000m
  • 2012 U.S. National Championships in Seattle, Wash.: C2 200m, C4 1000m
  • 2012 World Cup No. 2 in Duisburg, Germany: 18th in C1 500m, reached semifinals in 200m and 1000m
  • 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Oklahoma City, Okla.: 1st in C1 200m, 2nd in C1 1000m
  • 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico: 6th in C1 1000m, 8th in C1 200m
  • 2011 World Championships in Szeged, Hungary: 8th in C4 1000m A Final, 8th in C1 500m B Final, 7th in C1 1000m C Final, 9th in C1 200m semifinals
  • 2011 World Cup No. 3 in Duisburg, Germany: reached semifinals in C-2 500m ( 7th in semi), C-2 200m (8th in semi), C-2 1000m (9th in semi), and C-1 200m (9th in semi)
  • 2011 World Cup No. 2 in Racice, Czech Republic: reached semifinal in C-2 1000m (9th in semi), knocked out in heats for C-1 200m (7th in heat) and C-2 200m (9th in heat)
  • 2011 US Sprint Team Trials: 1st in C-1 200m, 2nd in C-1 1000m, 1st in C-2 1000m
  • 4X 2011 National Champion: C-1 500m, 1000m; C-2 1000m (with Alejandro Schwedhelm); C-4 1000m

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