Adam van Koeverden meets selection criteria for Canadian Olympic Team
Lake Lanier, Georgia – Olympic and World Champion, Adam van Koeverden has accomplished what’s needed for him to be selected by CanoeKayak Canada for nomination to the Canadian Olympic Team. Van Koeverden won the men’s K1 1000 metre by 4.3 seconds at Canadian Sprint Team Trials in Lake Lanier, Georgia.
“I had a good race today,” said van Koeverden of Oakville, ON. “It was my first race of the year so there’s lots of fine tuning to do. I’m going to sit down with my coach now and talk to him about what to work on for training.”
The race course has a bit of special meaning for van Koeverden. Decorated with memories of the 1996 Olympics, it was the site where he first made the podium at the Senior World Championships in 2003 with a ...