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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

Beijing 2008, C-2 500m (canoe double), Canoe Sprint, People's Republic of China, Russian Federation, K1 Head to Head Canoe Sprint, C1 Head to Head Canoe Sprint, Men,

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