Additional athletes selected to Australia’s para-canoe Worlds team

Four more added to World Championship squad following ICF’s newly announced entry quotas. 14 May 2015
Man in canoe in triumphant pose

Australian para-canoeist Curtis McGrath is now looking ahead to Rio 2016.

ⒸICF Photographer Balint Vekassy
By Australia Canoeing

Australian Canoeing has added additional athletes to the Para-canoe World Championship team following a third selection event held at Varsity Lakes Queensland in Australia on 9 May.

Following the International Canoe Federation’s (ICF) announcement of additional entry quota’s at the World Championships (19-21 August in Milan, Italy), Australia Canoeing re-opened nominations for para-athletes to trial for the newly announced quotas.

In addition to the team selected following the National Championships in March, the following new athletes have now been named to the Australian squad:

Dylan Littlehales – K1 LTA

Andrew Stiles – K1 TA

Sam Germain – V1 TA

Erin Baker – V1 & K1 TA

All new selections are subject to meeting the new ICF classification standards.

Those previously selected:

Brock Ingram (WA) K1 LTA

Curtis McGrath (QLD) K1 TA, V1 TA

Colin Sieders (NSW) K1 A

Amanda Reynolds (VIC) K1 LTA

Susan Seipel (QLD) K1 TA, V1 TA

Sam Bloom (NSW) K1 A

Melissa Sullivan (QLD) V1 LTA, K1 LTA