An emerging Canadian paddler says he was the victim of harassment by a teammate and was then ostracized from the national team after reporting it to officials, according to allegations in a lawsuit obtained exclusively by CBC Sports. Sharing an apartmentThe lawsuit describes Turcanu as a paddler with a bright future, whose "performance threshold" met the level for Olympic competition in 2020 and beyond. Turcanu alleges CKC was aware of Fitzpatrick's propensity for harassment, and says he took his concerns to senior members of the national team. Turcanu took his concerns to senior members of the national team. He was recently placed on a men's national team that will compete in a series of upcoming races.
Source: CBC News May 16, 2019 07:52 UTC