Central Coast Kayak paddler Ella Beere has narrowly missed out on a medal at the Canoe Sprint World Cup in the Czech Republic.
Her Aussie K-Four crew, finishing in fifth place in the 500 sprint.
Beere was slightly off the pace in the Women’s K-One 200 – but will gain plenty of confidence from competing at the top level.
Meanwhile, fellow Avoca Kayak Club member Fletcher Armstrong was also in action.
The 20-year-old made the B-Final in the 500-metres, before teaming up with Jackson Collins to reach the semis in the K-2.
The World Cup Series continues in Poland this week.