World Champioships 2017
German powerhouses Sebastian Brendel and Tom Liebscher have broken the hearts of a capacity Czech crowd by storming to victory in their C1 and K1 1000 finals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Racice on Saturday. In both cases the Germans chased down Czech paddlers who had brought the crowd to their feet. Brendel snatched victory from Martin Fuksa, while Liebscher flew home to tip out Portugal’s Fernando Pimenta and local hope Josef Dostal.
New Zealand and Hungary have drawn first blood in the battle for women’s K4 500 supremacy, qualifying directly for this weekend’s finals at the 2017 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. In one of the most eagerly anticipated events on the program, New Zealand finished ahead of Germany in their heat, while Hungary proved too strong for France in their race. You can read more HERE.