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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)