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London Youth Games Success

Posted on: May 26th - 2019

Bromley Youth Games Medals 2019On Saturday 18th May Kate Bradley and I went to Lee Valley White Water Centre with Bromley Canoe Club. We were part of the London Youth Games kayak sprint team – the canoe club also had a slalom team attending the day too.

Kayak sprint is like a normal running race but in a sprint kayak, in slalom you paddle the boat through gates.

The youth games organisers changed the boats that we use to sit on tops, I felt that the new boats were harder than the original ones.

The races were split into male and female and by age groups. I competed in the 11 to 12s. There were 5 people in my heat. I came fourth but didn’t make it to the finals, overall, I came 9th.

At the end the winners from all the races were announced along with the team scores. The Bromley sprint team overall came 3rd so we each got a bronze medal.

Our medals were presented by Olympian canoer Joe Clarke.

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