Rowing

Canadian rowers win men's coxless four title

The Canadian men's coxless four team won the gold medal at the Pan Am Games on Monday.

Canada captures 2nd team rowing gold at Pan Am games

Canada won gold in the men's coxless fours rowing event on Monday. (Twitter/Rowing Canada)

Canada has won gold in the men's coxless four at the Pan American Games rowing championships.

Will Crothers, Tim Schrijver, Kai Langerfeld and Conlin McCabe won the final in six minutes 10.80 seconds, more than three seconds ahead of silver medallists Cuba.

Argentina won bronze.

Earlier on Monday, Kerry Shaffer and Antje Von Seydlitz won Canada's first rowing gold medal at the Pan American Games.

Shaffer, from nearby Welland, Ont., and Von Seydlitz, from Smithers, B.C., finished the women's double sculls in seven minutes 13.01 seconds.

The Canadians were more than a second ahead of the United States sin silver position.

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