Carrie Lightbound is the youngest member of the women's K-4 500 crew which
is shooting for a top-five finish at the Olympic Games. The University of
Toronto student won a couple of gold medals last year at the Pan Am Game
and also entered her first world championships last season placing fifth in
both the K-2 200 and K-4 200 and 10th in the K-4 500.
Women's K-4 500m: Carrie Lightbound, Mississauga; Julia Rivard, North Bay, Ont.; Kamini Jain, Calgary; Marie-Josee Gibeau-Ouimet, Lachine, Que., wound up ninth in final.
Women's K-4 500m: Carrie Lightbound, Mississauga; Julie Rivard, North Bay, Ont.; Kamini Jain, Calgary, and Marie-Josee Gibeau-Ouimet, Lachine, Que., were third in semifinal heat, advanced to final.
Women's K-4 500: Marie-Jones Gibeau-Ouimet, Lachine, Que.; Carrie Lightbound, Mississauga, Ont.; Julie Rivard, North Bay, Ont.; Kamini Jain, Calgary, placed fifth in heat, advanced to semifinals.
Canada's women's K4 team
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