Canoe polo is a thing and Sudbury may become a hot spot for it

By Randy Pascal

Sudbury might yet become the destination of choice for the Canadian Canoe Polo Championships on a more regular basis.

That is the word from 2017 event organizer Gergely Lanci, as the tournament converged on Ramsey Lake for the second time in a seven year span this past weekend.

The genesis for this possible breakthrough is none other than the Northern Water Sports Centre.

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“With the new facility, the caliber has climbed to the point of now looking at the next step, becoming a regular host in the rotation, with shorter periods in between,” said Lanci on Sunday, as play wrapped up later that afternoon.

“We are well situated, within the country, to actually continue to host national events in the future. We are ready to move on to a North American event, and then on to the Worlds.”

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