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  • 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)
  • Gold for Belarus in K4 1000m | Video

    Gold for Belarus in K4 1000m

    The Belarusian crew paddles to claim the K4 1000m gold medal, just ten minutes after two of its members, the Bahdanovich brothers, won gold in the C2 1000m. Belarus crosses the half way mark in second place, but powers to take the lead from Slovakia to win in 2:55.714. Slovakia, crosses the line in 2:56.593, just hundredths of a second ahead of the German crew, silver medallist in Athens, now settling for bronze. Canoe Sprint Men's K4 1000m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - BLR, SVK, GER
  • Israel's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Israel's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Sprint canoer Michael Kolganov leads Israel's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Israel athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Israel - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Canada's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Canada's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Sprint kayaker Adam Joseph van Koeverden leads Canada's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Canada athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Canada - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Myanmar's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Myanmar's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Sprint canoer Phone Myint Tayzar leads Myanmar's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Myanmar athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Myanmar - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
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