New Zealand's Olympic champion Lisa Carrington relished a return to her specialist distance as she qualified fastest for the K1 200m final at the canoe sprint World Cup in Hungary.
New Zealand paddlers returned a mixed bag from the opening day of the first sprint canoe World Cup regatta in Szeged, Hungary.
Lisa Carrington was back on the water less than eight hours after leaving New Zealand sport’s biggest party.
Yury Postrigay and Alexander Dyachenko of Russia won gold in the inaugural men's 200-metre K-2 sprint Saturday at the Olympics.
Yuri Cheban of Ukraine won gold in the men's 200-meter C-1 at the Olympic canoe sprint regatta on Saturday, adding to his 2009 world title.
New Zealand’s Lisa Carrington has won the gold medal in the women’s K1 200m sprint final at the London Olympics.
Ed McKeever of Britain won the final of the inaugural 200-meter K-1 at the Olympic canoe sprint regatta Saturday — the host nation's 26th gold medal of the London Games.
A disastrous run in his sole semi-final run down the Lee Valley whitewater course has ended Tauranga paddler Mike Dawson's hopes of making the Olympic canoe slalom final.
A fast start from New Zealand pair Steven Ferguson and Darryl Fitzgerald was not enough to put them on the podium after the K2 500m final at canoeing's World Cup in Poznan, Poland.
New Zealanders Lisa Carrington and Erin Taylor finished fifth in the K2 1000m final at canoeing's World Cup at Poznan in Poland.
New Zealand kayaker Ben Fouhy's decision to go it alone this year faces its litmus test at the world champs.
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