Canoe/Kayak

Heather Corrie Advances to Semi-Finals

Aug. 13, 2008, 11:56 a.m. (ET)

Heather Corrie (Charlotte, N.C.) has advanced to the semifinal round of the women's single kayak whitewater slalom competition being held at the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park. Her combined scored of 211.31 from her two runs down the course included a pair of two-second gate touch penalties. Elena Kaliska of Slovakia leads the field with a score of 186.19, 1.37 ahead of China's Li Jingjing.

Meanwhile the doubles canoe team of Casey Eichfeld (Drums, Pa.) and Ricky Powell (Parkesburg, Pa.) were unable to advance in their event. After posting a score of 101.69 in their first run, they were assessed a two-second gate touch penalty and a 50-second penalty for missing another gate. The resulting score of 253.34 put them in 11th place. 

SUMMARY OF RESULTS


WOMENS K1 HEATS

1.Elena Kaliska SVK 186.19
2.Jingjing Li CHN 187.56
3.Stepanka Hilgertova CZE 189.13
4.Jennifer Bongardt GER 198.37
5.Emilie Fer FRA 189.68
6.Violetta Oblinger Peters AUT 196.71
7.Jacqueline Lawrance AUS 200.13
8.Agnieszka Staunch POL 202.92
9.Maria Cristina Giai Pron ITA 203.70
10.Heather Corrie USA 211.31
11.Yekaterina Lukicheva KAZ 221.29
12.Maria Ferekidi GRE 221.97
13.Ariane Herde NED 222.28
14.Poliana De Paula BRA 224.19
15.Yuriko Takeshita JPN 224.71

DID NOT QUALIFY
16.Maialen Chourraut ESP 253.39
17.Fiona Pennie GBR 259.06
18.Aleksandra Perova RUS 259.45
19.Sarah Boudens CAN 268.67
20.Monserrat Garcia Riberaygua AND 268.93
21.Luuka Jones NZL 272.36

 

 

MENS C2 HEATS -  COMBINED TIMES OF BOTH RUNS

1.Peter Hochschorner/Pavel Hochschorner SVK 186.73
2.Cedric Forgit/Martin Braud FRA188.56
3.Minghai Hu/Junrong Shu CHN 190.64
4.Jarolsav Volf/Ondrej Stepanek CZE 190.94
5.Felix Michel/Sebastian Piersig GER 192.37
6.Mikhail Kusnetskov/Dmitry Larionov RUS 196.08
7.Pawel Sarna/Marcin Pochwala POL 198.75
8.Andrea Benetti/Erik Masoero ITA 202.28
9.Mark Bellefiore/Lachlan Milne AUS 202.82
10.Masatoshi Samma/Hiroyuki Nagao JPN 212.56

DID NOT QUALIFY
11.Rick Powell/Casey Eichfeld USA 253.34
12.Cyrian Ngidi/Cameron McIntosh RSA 277.20

 

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