McCann is UJ Sportswoman Award Again

Rower Kirsten McCann, who won gold in the single sculls at this year’s world student championships, was named Sportswoman of the Year at the University of Johannesburg’s gala sports awards ceremony last night. Photo: Supplied

International rowing gold medallist Kirsten McCann was named Sportswoman of the Year, at the University of Johannesburg’s gala sports awards ceremony on Thursday night, winning the university’s top accolade for a second year in a row.

The third-year Bachelor of Science student secured the honours with her lightweight single sculls victory at the world student championships in Kazan, Russia, in July.

McCann, 25, followed this up with an eighth place at the senior world championships. She also added to her medal tally with gold and silver at the senior national champs.

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(With editing by gsport)

 

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