David de Groot of the St. Catharines Rowing Club, along with his crew mates, earned Bronze in the U23 Men's Four at the 2015 World Rowing U23 Championships!
...The crew of Jakub Bucsek (Columbia University), Lucas de Gelder (McGill University Rowing Club), Mackenzie Copp (Boston University) and David de Groot (Brock University/St. Catharines Rowing Club) fought a close race, changing positions three times with the Americans and then closing in on the British crew in the final 500m. Canada finished in a time of 6:13.44, just 0.37seconds off the silver medal which went to Great Britain, behind the gold medal winning Romains [sic].
See "Trifecta of Medals for Canada at World Rowing U23 Championships in Bulgaria" for more information about Canada's U23 Teams performance in Plovdiv, Bugaria.
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