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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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