via Mississauga News
By Iain Colpitts

Katie Vincent , 2014 Junior World Champion, 2015 silver medalist U23 Worlds, 2020 Olympic Hopeful, is lobbying hard for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to approve the recent International Canoe Federation (ICF) proposal for 3 women’s canoe events to be added to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic program.

With Olympic inclusion, athletes such as Vincent would have a greater chance of receiving funding through Sport Canada’s Athlete Assistance program, which would help take some of the burden off her parents, who have been supporting her through her training and university.

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