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
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 RUNS1.Peter Hochschorner/Pavel Hochschorner SVK 186.73