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Katie Vincent collects four medals at the Canoe Sprint World Cup

Sloan MacKenzie and Katie Vincent kicked off canoe season with a statement. The pair took home bronze in the women’s C-2 500m on Saturday at the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Szeged, Hungary.

The Canadian pair cleared the distance in 2 minutes and 2.45 seconds, just 1.11 seconds behind winners Shixiao Xu and Mengya Sun of China. Antia Jacome and Maria Corbera (2:02.23) of Spain took home silver.

For Vincent, it’s her second medal of the weekend after collecting a silver medal in the C-1 200m on Friday.

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Third at the halfway point in lane number 7, the Canadians were the second fastest in the last 250 meters, but held at the final podium position.

Sophia Jensen and Julia Osende (2:03.09) also competed in the A final and finished fifth.

On Sunday, Vincent continued her winning streak topping the podium twice.

Vincent took her third and fourth trip to the podium in the C-1 500m and the C1- 5000m final where she captured the gold in both events. As the reigning world champion in the C1- 5000m, Vincent will head home title intact with a medal in every colour.