Canadian women’s eight-man rowing team wins silver in Switzerland

The Canadian women’s eight rowing team will win medals at the final world rowing event of the season in Lucerne, Switzerland on Sunday.

The Canadian team of Cassidy Deane, Morgan Rosts, Sydney Payne, Alexis Cronk, Kirsten Edwards, Jessica Sevick, Gabrielle Smith, Avalon Wasteneys and coxswain Kristen Kit finished second in the “A” final. The Canadian crew finished the race in a time of six minutes, 8.09 seconds.

The Canadians’ time was a tenth of a second faster than that of Romania, who won bronze.

Australia won the final with a time of 6:06.51.

Payne, Wasteneys and Kit were part of the Canadian crew that won Olympic gold at Tokyo 2020

WATCH l CBC Sports’ The Olympians on women’s eight rowing:

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Watch CBC Sports’ The Olympians on Women’s 8 Rowing.

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