de Jonge, who won a bronze medal in the men's 200m kayaking event at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, finished one placement better in this year's world championship for the same event.
de Jonge posted a time of 34.674 seconds. Sweden's Petter Ostrom won the gold medal with a time of 34.644 and Spain's Saul Craviotto Rivero won the bronze medal with a time of 34.986.
Overall Canada won six medals at the World Sprint Canoeing Championships. Laurence Vincent-Lapointe of Trois-Rivieres, Quebec won two gold medals. One came in the women's 200m canoeing event and the other came in the women's pairs 200m canoeing event with Sara-Jane Caumartin of Otterburn, Quebec. Christine Gauthier of Pointe-Claire, Quebec won a third gold medal in the women's 200m kayaking event for women with a disability but have full function of their arms and legs.
Team Canada also won two bronze medals. Olympic bronze medalist Mark Oldershaw of Burlington, Ontario won a bronze medal in the 5000m canoeing event, while Oldershaw, Gabriel Beauchesne-Sevigny of Montreal, Quebec, and Jason McCoombs and Ben Russell of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia won the bronze medal in the men's 200m relay canoeing event.