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

Province now allowing tent city campers to stay at Goldstream Park

Contrary to earlier reports, Ministry of Environment says there is no hard deadline for campers to leave, park open to public

Victorians for Tranportation Choice survey Greater Victoria election candidates

Mayoral and council candidates from across Greater Victoria face 12 questions

Dementia Helpline seeks volunteers after dramatic increase in calls

First Link Dementia Helpline for those who lives with dementia or care partners

Saanich offers land for housing for the homeless

Unclear many units of supportive housing the province will build in Saanich

Watch out for Pavement Patty: Drivers warned outside B.C. elementary school

New survey reveals unsafe school zones during 2018 back-to-school week

Horvat leads Canucks to 4-3 shootout victory over Kings

Vancouver dumps L.A. in NHL pre-season contest

Update: Search called off for missing plane between Edmonton and Chilliwack

Search efforts were concentrated along the Highway 5 corridor between Valemount and Kamloops

VIDEO: Hundreds line highway as family brings home body of B.C. teen

Northern B.C. showed their support by lining Hwy 16 as Jessica Patrick’s body returned to Smithers.

Why Whistler for ski jumping in 2026? Calgary proposal gets pushback

Calgary 2026 proposes re-using the 2010 ski jumping venue Whistler for that sport and nordic

Despite progress, threat of 232 tariffs dominates NAFTA negotiations

Any deal is seen to require congressional approval before Dec. 1 to survive new Mexican government

B.C. MP Todd Doherty receives award for saving man who collapsed on a plane

Conservative MP was flying from Vancouver to Prince George, B.C., in June last year

Alleged border jumper from Oregon facing 2 charges after police chase in B.C.

Colin Patrick Wilson charged with dangerous operation of motor vehicle, flight from a peace officer

More than 35 B.C. mayors elected without contest

No other candidates for mayor in the upcoming local election in 22 per cent of B.C. cities

Most Read