Victoria City Rowing Club athlete Carl Schoch of Central Saanich won bronze in his category at the World Indoor Rowing Championships in Alexandria, Virginia last weekend. Facebook

Victoria City rower medals at indoor world championships

Carl Schoch takes 2,000-metre sprint bronze in veteran category

Victoria City Rowing Club athlete Carl Schoch captured a bronze medal Sunday at the ERG Sprints World Indoor Rowing Championships in Alexandria, Virginia.

Schoch, who qualified for the event earlier this month with a win at the University of Victoria Monster ERG competition in the Masters Men’s C+ division, placed third at the worlds in the Veteran C Men’s 2,000-metre sprint final with a time of six minutes, 39.5 seconds.

Schoch competed against 16 other athletes from clubs around the world, including Canada, United States, Great Britain and Italy.

The Victoria City Rowing Club operates out of the Victoria Rowing Society boathouse on Elk Lake.

editor@vicnews.com

Just Posted

Sooke 10,000 Tonight food drive a massive success

More than 16,000 items collected in four hours

Sooke school wrestling team makes its mark

Squad win medals at its first meet

EMCS Wolverines off to slow start

Wolverines start season 0-2

Victoria Police, BC Transit educate drivers on bus lanes

Cops pull over commuters using Douglas Street bus lanes

10 bags of donated Christmas toys stolen from Salvation Army

Victoria location reported theft to VicPD on Dec. 11

B.C. businesses evacuated due to emailed bomb threat, also received in U.S.

Penticton and Comox Valley businesses evacuated Thursday morning

Some Kotex tampons recalled in Canada and U.S.

In some cases, tampon users sought medical attention “to remove tampon pieces left in the body.”

Sex-assault squad investigated eight incidents at Toronto all-boys’ school

The interim president of a Roman Catholic all-boys school rocked by student-on-student abuse allegations said the football program was cancelled for next year.

Coal power in Canada must disappear by the end of 2029, new regulations say

Canada has significantly cut its dependence on coal largely due to the closure of all coal plants in Ontario.

‘Naive approach’ to China at fault in Meng mess: Scheer

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer called on the Trudeau government to “unequivocally denounce any type of repercussions to Canadians on foreign soil.”

Omar Khadr ‘a model of compliance,’ wants changes to bail conditions: lawyer

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr is back in court today to seek changes to bail conditions.

Police respond to alleged bear-spray threats in Vancouver Island park

A number of Comox dog owners have reported their off-leash dogs being threatened with bear spray

B.C. man linked to human remains probe gets absolute discharge on unrelated mischief count

Curtis Sagmoen was in Vernon Law Courts Dec. 13 for a mischief trial

LETTERS: Lack of action on Sooke homelessness

Re: Lack of shelter leaves homesless out in the cold (News, Dec.… Continue reading

Most Read