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  • Tim Brabants Wins 1st Gold for GB in Canoeing | Video

    Tim Brabants Wins 1st Gold for GB in Canoeing

    Tim Brabants of Great Britain, leads from start to finish to receive the gold medal in the men's kayaking 1000m. Brabants, bronze medallist in Sidney, crosses the line in 3:26.323, winning the first ever canoeing gold medal for his country. Eirik Veraas Larsen of Norway, claims silver in 3:27.342, finishing just inches ahead of Ken Wallace, who settles for bronze. Canoe Sprint Men's K1 1000m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Tim Brabants (GBR), Eirik Veraas Larsen (NOR), Ken Wallace (AUS)
  • Spain Leads All the Way to Claim Gold | Video

    Spain Leads All the Way to Claim Gold

    The Spanish duo, Saul Craviotto and Carlos Perez, lead all the way to claim the gold medal in the men's K2 500m. The Spaniards achieve victory crossing the line in 1:28.736, followed really closely by the defending Olympic champions, Rauhe and Wieskotter of Germany, who receive the silver medal in 1:28.827. The bronze medal is claimed by the Belarusian pair. Canoe Sprint Men's K2 500m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - ESP, GER, BLR
  • Hungary Claims Back to Back Victory in K2 500m | Video

    Hungary Claims Back to Back Victory in K2 500m

    Katalin Kovacs and Natasa Janic of Hungary, succesfully retain their title, winning the women's K2 500m for the second consecutive time. The Hungarian crew, crosses the half way mark first, keeping the lead the rest of the race to win in 1:41.42, less than a second ahead of the Polish duo, who claims the silver medal. The French crew finishes in 1:42.128, taking home the bronze. Canoe Sprint Women's K2 500m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - HUN, POL, FRA
  • Inna Osypenko-Radomska Wins by .004 of a Second | Video

    Inna Osypenko-Radomska Wins by .004 of a Second

    Inna Osypenko-Radomska of Ukraine, achieves victory in a thrilling finish, winning by just .004 of a second. Osypenko-Radomska, bronze medallist in Athens, takes the gold medal home in 1:50.673. Italian Josefa Idem, with 4 Olympic medals under her belt, finishes second in 1:50.677, settling for silver. Katrin Wagner-Augustin receives the bronze medal. Canoe Sprint Women's K1 500m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Inna Osypenko-Radomska (UKR), Josefa Idem (ITA), Katrin Wagner-Augustin (GER)
  • Chinese Duo Defends Olympic Title in C2 500m | Video

    Chinese Duo Defends Olympic Title in C2 500m

    The Chinese duo, Meng Guanliang and Yang Wenjun, delight the crowd by claiming their second straight Olympic gold in C2 500m. Meng and Yang make a strong start, crossing the 250m mark with a half boat length advantage. They finish in 1:41.025 closely followed by the Russian pair, who receive the silver medal in 1:41.282. The German duo, silver medallists in C2 1000m, win bronze in this event. Canoe Sprint Men's C2 500m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - CHN, RUS, GER
  • Australian Ken Wallace Paddles to Gold in K1 500m | Video

    Australian Ken Wallace Paddles to Gold in K1 500m

    Ken Wallace of Australia paddles to gold in the K1 500m. Canadian Van Koedverden makes a strong start and leads most of the race, but Wallace comes from behind and powers to surpass the canadian, crossing the line first in 1:37.252. Van Koeverden receives the silver medal and Tim Brabants of Great Britain claims the bronze. Canoe Sprint Men's K1 500m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Ken Wallace (AUS), Adam Van Koeverden (CAN), Tim Brabants (GBR)
  • Fischer and Wagner Team Up to Claim K2 500m Gold | Video

    Fischer and Wagner Team Up to Claim K2 500m Gold

    Kayaking legend Birgit Fischer team with Katrin Wagner to achieve Olympic victory, claiming the K2 500m Olympic title. The German duo crosses the finish line in 1 minute 56.88 seconds, followed closely by the Hungarian pair, Katalin Kovacs and Szilvia Szabo. Aneta Pastuszka and Beata Soko?owska of Poland take the bronze medal home. Canoe Sprint K2 500m Women's Final - Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics - GER, HUN, POL
  • Fischer and Wagner Team Up to Claim K2 500m Gold | Video

    Fischer and Wagner Team Up to Claim K2 500m Gold

    Kayaking legend Birgit Fischer team with Katrin Wagner to achieve Olympic victory, claiming the K2 500m Olympic title. The German duo crosses the finish line in 1 minute 56.88 seconds, followed closely by the Hungarian pair, Katalin Kovacs and Szilvia Szabo. Aneta Pastuszka and Beata Soko?owska of Poland take the bronze medal home. Canoe Sprint K2 500m Women's Final - Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics - GER, HUN, POL
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