Rami Zur and Carrie Johnson Through to 500m Semis
Rami Zur (Costa Mesa, Calif.) placed third in his heat to advance to the semifinals in the men's 500m single kayak (K-1 500m) in competition at the Shunyi Rowing-Canoeing Park Tuesday afternoon. Zur had a time of 1:39.037, which was 0.641 behind the heat's winner, Michael Kolganov of Israel.
The semifinals will be run beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 21.
Carrie Johnson (San Diego, Calif.) advanced to the semifinals in the women's single kayak 500m event in competition at the Shunyi Rowing-Canoeing Park Tuesday afternoon. She placed fourth in her heat with a time of 1:50.221, 1.357 seconds off the pace of heat winner Josefa Idem of Italy, who went straight through to the final with a time of 1:48.864.
The semifinals will be held on Thursday, August 21, beginning at 4:20 p.m.