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Saturday, July 15, 2000
PROFILE: Derek Porter
Rowers float through in Zurich

ZURICH -- (CP-AP) Olympic-bound rowers advanced to the semi-finals of the Zurich Rowing World Cup yesterday.

World champions Emma Robinson of Winnipeg and Theresa Luke of 100 Mile House, B.C., won their heat in women's pairs in seven minutes 45.59 seconds, advancing to semi-finals today.

Kubet Weston of Tillsonburg, Ont., and Kristen Wall of Victoria were third in 7:50.95 and also advanced to the semi-finals.

Singles sculler Derek Porter of Victoria won his heat in 7:36.59.

The lightweight men's four of Iain Brambell of Brentwood Bay, B.C., Chris Davidson of Oakville, Gavin Hassett of Victoria and Jon Beare of Toronto advanced after winning their heat in 6:18.7.

Marnie McBean of Toronto was fourth in a morning heat and came back to win her repechage in 7:35.57.

Derek Porter in the news
Canadians sadly finish fourth
Porter's best still not good enough
Canadians resent being called losers
Porter in pictures
Sydney frustration
4th place
With Tara Moss
Single sculls heat
Sydney training
A new uniform
Hugging Theresa Luke
Relaxing after a win
Showing off a medal
After a win
Winning silver