Karen Furneaux

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Karen Furneaux
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Born December 23, 1976 (1976-12-23) (age 38)

Karen Furneaux (born December 23, 1976) is a Canadian sprint kayaker who has been competing since 1988. A native of Halifax, Nova Scotia, she won nine medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships. This includes two golds (K-1 200 m: 2001, K-2 200 m: 1998), three silvers (K-1 500 m: 2005, K-2 500 m: 1999, K-4 200 m: 1997), and four bronzes (K-1 200 m: 2005, 2006; K-1 1000 m: 2005, K-1 4 x 200 m: 2009).

Furneaux also competed in three Summer Olympics, earning her best finish of fifth in the K-2 500 m event at Sydney in 2000.

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