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China take gold in women's canoe double 500 sprint

2021-08-07 HKT 13:24
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  • Delight on the podium for China's Xu Shixiao and Sun Mengya. Photo: AP
    Delight on the podium for China's Xu Shixiao and Sun Mengya. Photo: AP
China’s Xu Shixiao and Sun Mengya have won the country’s first medal in women’s canoe sprint by winning the gold in the canoe double 500 at the Sea Forest Waterway.

The 2019 world champions finished 2 seconds clear of Ukraine’s Anastasiia Chetverikova and Liudmyla Luzan. It was the second medal for Luzan, who took bronze in the single 200.

Canada’s Laurence Vincente Lapointe and Katie Vincent took the bronze medal in third. Vincent won the silver medal in the 200. (AP)