||Here are the
results of our little 'Who Will Win Competition' - I don't
think we have any prizes, but good to see some fairly good predictions
who will be in the Top 5!
Heikki in the Ladies Racing!
Now it is
time to settle down for the winter, but hopefully we will continue
to add more items to the site as we go on!
Please keep things coming in, and hopefully our colleagues in
who have just come out of their winter, will have some more results
exciting racing coming!
Steve Tingay - 3 of 5
Heikki Ritvos - 2 of 5
John Astbury - 2 of 5
Hannu Kaukola - 2 of 5
Tingay - 4 out of 5 (if you swap Karen Furneaux for Caroline Brunet
who raced for Canada instead)
Heikki Ritvos - 5 out 0f 5 (swapping Karen with Caroline again)
John Astbury - 3 out of 5 (only 3 suggested)
Hannu Kaukola 4 out of 5
Tingay - 3 out fo 5
Heikki Ritvos - 3 out of 5
John Astbury - 3 out of 5
Hannu Kaukola - 4 out of 5
By now I am
sure that you have all seen some results or video of the World
To follow on our conversation regarding the winners, here's who
We will need to see who was the closest in their predictions.
guess the most correct people in the Top5, and then, who got
the winner and positions.
So, here goes:
1 GER Rauhe,
2 AUS Fehervari, Vince 36.411
3 UZB Ryahov, Anton 36.417
4 ESP Comesana, Jovino Gonzalez 36.449
5 USA Zur, Rami 36.463
1 CAN Brunet, Caroline 41.344
2 ESP Rivas, Teresa Portela 41.600
3 HUN Paksy, Tímea 42.298
4 GBR Train, Rachel 42.578
5 POL Kuczkowska, Dorota 42.904
1 RUS Opalev,
2 CZE Doktor, Martin 40.929
3 GER Dittmer, Andreas 40.962
4 ESP Figueroa, David Cal 41.189
5 UKR Sablin, Dmitro 41.259
It is good to see a British paddler amongst the Top 5, just a
shame it was
not a medal!
A great performance
by the Lithuanian K2 again. They had a rough ride on
qualification from the 500m Semi's!
to see Vince Fehervari still battling with the best of them, now
racing for Australia! Ronald Rauhe took a storming win though!
||With a little
under a week to go to the start of the World Championships and given
that we are a 200m dedicated society, who do we think will win the
Worlds next week.
Please send us your Top 3 or Top 5 Predictions for K1 Men, K1 Women,
and C1 Men! Once we have a list, we can pool these to look at the
Think about the Doubles and Fours, perhaps we can discuss those
later on next week!
I have just checked the Gainesville site, and the startlists are
not yet posted! Hopefully they will give us more of an idea as to
who will be racing!
However, if they are racing, I would have my money on some of these
Vince Fehvari (now racing for Australia)
(not necessarily in that order)
I haven't checked all of the teams entries, so some of these people
may not be racing!
What other suggestions do people have?