Sebastian Brendel highlighted a big showing for Germany in the Olympic canoe-kayak finals Wednesday, winning the 1,000-meter singles canoe event.
Erik Veras Larsen of Norway won the Olympic gold medal Wednesday in the men's singles 1,000-meter kayak race.
Saul Craviotto and Carlos Perez of Spain pulled off the biggest of the surprises Saturday on the final day of canoe/kayak racing at the Olympics.
Ken Wallace of Australia won the Olympic gold medal Saturday in the men's single kayak 500-meter race.
Gold Medal-winning kayaker Adam van Koeverden has been selected to be the bearer of the Canadian flag at the Beijing Olympic Games opening ceremonies.
Olympic medal winners in the men's single kayak 500 meters:
Olympic medal winners in the men's single kayak 1,000 meters:
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