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2012 Olympic Canoe/Kayak Sprint Schedule

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Canada has qualified seven boats in canoe/kayak flatwater for the 2012 Olympics. The team is headlined by three-time Olympic medallist Adam van Koeverden, who will compete in the K-1 1000m. He won bronze in that event at Athens 2004. His primary event, the 500m, is no longer an Olympic discipline. He won gold in 2004 and silver in 2008 in the 500m. van Koeverden has now shifted his focus to the 1000m though, where he won a gold medal at the World Championships last year. He is Canada’s only serious medal contender at the 2012 Olympic in canoeing.

Rob Faulds and Larry Cain will call canoe sprint on CTV during the 2012 Olympics. The competition will take place the second week of The Games after rowing has concluded. CTV, TSN or Sportsnet will show coverage everyday during the six days of competition. Remember that this schedule is highly subject to change. Check back daily during The Games for an up-to-date broadcast schedule. All times are Atlantic Daylight Time, which is BST-4 and EDT+1.

Monday 8/6, 5:00-6:00am on CTV and 6:00-8:00am on SN
5:30am: Men’s K1 1000m Heats
5:54am: Men’s C1 1000m Heats
6:18am: Men’s K2 1000m Heats
6:39am: Women’s K4 500m Heats
6:58am: Men’s K1 1000m Semifinals
7:14am: Men’s C1 1000m Semifinals
7:30am: Men’s K2 1000m Semifinals
7:51am: Women’s K4 500m Semifinals

Tuesday 8/7, 8:00-9:00am on SN
Men’s K4 1000m Semifinals
Men’s C2 1000m Semifinals
Women’s K1 500m Semifinals
Women’s K2 500m Semifinals

Wednesday 8/8, 5:00-7:00am on CTV
5:30am: Men’s K1 1000m Final
5:48am: Men’s C1 1000m Final
6:16am: Men’s K2 1000m Final
6:44am: Women’s K4 500m Final

Thursday 8/9, 5:00-6:00am on CTV and 7:00-8:45am TSN
5:30am: Men’s C2 1000m Final
5:48am: Men’s K4 1000m Final
Women’s K1 500m Final
Women’s K2 500m Final

Friday 8/10, 5:00-8:00am on CTV
5:30am: Men’s K1 200m Heats
5:51am: Men’s C1 200m Heats
6:12am: Women’s K1 200m Heats
6:33am: Men’s K2 200m Heats
7:02am: Men’s K1 200m Semifinals
7:16am: Men’s C1 200m Semifinals
7:30am: Women’s K1 200m Semifinals
7:44am: Men’s K2 200m Semifinals

Saturday 8/11, 5:00-7:00am on CTV
5:30am: Men’s K1 200m Final
5:47am: Men’s C1 200m Final
6:14am: Women’s K1 200m Final
6:41am: Men’s K2 200m Final

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Written by canadiansportsmedia

24 July, 2012 at 12:19pm

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