How Kingston-connected athletes are doing Monday at the XVI Pan American Games in and around Toronto:
Danielle Boyd—Sailing with skipper Erin Rafuse of Halifax, had two fifth-place finishes and a sixth in three women’s 49er FX races on Lake Ontario off Royal Canadian Yacht Club. The Canadians stand sixth after four races with 23 points. Victoria Travascio of Argentina, with two race wins, leads the fleet with eight points.
Will Crothers—Was in the bow seat of the Canadian boat that won the gold medal in the men’s four on the Royal Canadian Henley rowing course in St. Catharines. The crew, which also included Tim Schrijver of St. Catharines, Kal Langerfeld of Parksville, B.C., and stroke Conlin McCabe of Brockville, finished the race in 6 minutes 10.80 seconds, eight seconds faster than the time they posted in winning their heat and 3.23 seconds ahead the silver medal-winning Cuban crew. The Canadians were even with the Argentine boat at 500 metres but they had a one-second lead at the mid-point of the race and increased it by about a second in each of the final two 500s.
Evert McLaughlin—Had third and sixth-place finishes in open Snipe sailing competition and stands third overall after three races with 12 points. Luis Soubie of Argentina, who has won two of the three races, leads the 10-boat fleet.
Terry McLaughlin—Won both of his races in open J-24 competition and leads the fleet after three races with four points. Matias Pereira of Argentina, winner of the first race of the series, stands second with 11 points.