Rowing

Canada captures women's quadruple sculls title

Canada won the gold medal in women's quadruple sculls on Wednesday at the Pan Am Games in Toronto.

Liz Fenje finishes 5th in lightweight single sculls for hosts at Pan Ams

Canada's quadruple sculls team of Kerry Maher-Shaffer, Kate Goodfellow, Antje von Seydlitz, and Carling Zeeman, won the gold medal at the Pan Am Games on Wednesday. ((CBC))

Canada won the gold medal in women's quadruple sculls on Wednesday at the Pan Am Games.

Kate Goodfellow of London, Ont., Kerry Shaffer of Welland, Ont., Carling Zeeman from Cambridge, Ont. and Antje Von Seydlitz from Smithers, B.C. were almost nine seconds ahead of the rest of the field, finishing in 7:07.63 in women's quad sculls.

The United States took silver in 7:16.26 and Argentina grabbed bronze in 7:18.09.

Earlier, Liz Fenje finished a disappointing fifth in women's lightweight single sculls.

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