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Two paddlers make Team Canada

By Andrea Elliott

TORONTO - Two Ryerson Dragon Boat paddlers are heading to France to compete with Team Canada. Olivia Nashmi and Erin Evite will be competing on the national under-24 team at the 13th World Nations Champions at the end of July.

Nashmi and Evite have been training to compete with Team Canada since August 2016. The pair attended two testing sessions before being invited to the selection camp in May to compete for a spot on the national team’s roster.

The pair are currently training regularly at the gym and out on the water ahead of the competition. Nashmi and Evite will wear the red and white jersey in Divonne-les-Bains, France from July 27 to 31 for the World Nations Championships.

Read more about Nashmi and Evite’s training and the anticipation leading up to their selection for Team Canada.

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