Great Britain Grabs 2 Medals Saturday In Kayak Sprint

Great Britain had another great day at Eton Dorney on Saturday, capturing two medals in kayaking and canoeing. Medals were handed out in four sprint events, with Great Britain's Ed McKeever taking a gold medal in the men's K1 200 meters.

Saul Craviotto Rivero of Spain finished second in that race, while Mark de Jonge of Canada took third. The other British medal came from the pair of Liam Heath and Jon Schofield, who captured the bronze medal in the men's K2 200 meters. Russian duo Yury Postrigay and Alexander Dyachenko won gold, while Raman Piatrushenka and Vadzim Makhneu of Belarus won bronze.

Lisa Carrington of Australia won the women's 200 meter K1, followed by Inna Osypenko-Radomska of Ukraine in second and Natasa Douchev-Janics in third. Yuri Cheban won the gold in men's C1 200 meters, while Jevgenij Shuklin of Lithuania won silver and Ivan Shtyl of Russia took bronze.

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