Lilley Osende Twins Win Big At Junior World Championships
Twin sisters, Julia and Adriana Lilley Osende of Mic Mac AAC performed at superstar levels at the Junior World Championships in Pitesti, Romania during the August 1st to 4th regatta.
Highlights for Julia (canoeist) was a repeat defense of her Gold medal performance in the C-2 500m, while Adriana was part of a Bronze medal crew in the K-4 500m. This was the first time in history a women’s K-4 500m medaled at the championships.
We caught up with Julia and Adriana to chat about the experience in the most recent edition of the Paddle Pod. They spoke of their confidence and motivation going forward, the joy of performing at the top level, and being competitive with one another to get better.
You can listen to the entire conversation here:
Julia Lilley Osende
Gold | C-2 500m with partner Sophia Jensen
Adriana Lilley Osende
Bronze | K-4 500m with partners Maren Bradley, Sarah Nagy, and Toshka Besharah
5th B-Final | K-2 500m with partner Maren Bradley.