Four NSWIS scholarship athletes headed out on the water today in the men’s and women’s kayak four events.
Dual Olympian Jo Bridgen-Jones was part of the women’s team that qualified for the A final after recording a time of 1:38.170 in their semi-final earlier in the day.
A hard fought effort in the final event saw the foursome finish with a time of 1:39.797, crossing the finish line in seventh place.
The Australian men’s side, including NSWIS athletes Murray Stewart, Lachlan Tame and Riley Fitzsimmons, crossed the line second in their semi-final, recording a time of 1:24.868, securing their position in the A final.
After leaving their all on the water, they pulled up in sixth place in the final with a time of 1:25.025.
Jessica Fox Secures Eighth World Cup Series Win
NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) scholarship holder Jessica Fox has claimed her eighth world cup season title at the weekend after taking home gold, silver and bronze at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup final in France.
The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games have concluded with NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) supported athletes producing some incredible performances and inspiring Australia through their stories of determination and resilience.