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Slovenian team canoeists won bronze in London



Kayak heels; Today there is also a team race for kayakers

The world championship in wild water slalom on the Olympic course in Lee Valley started with a break for Slovenia. Canoeists Eva Alina Hočevar, Alja Kozorog and Lea Novak won the bronze medal in the team competition, while the canoeists were fourth.

At the first final decision of the WC in kayak-canoe in London, the Slovenian women came in 3rd place in a close fight for the medals, beating the Spanish women by 40 hundredths, but missing out on the silver medal won by the Czech women by 67 hundredths. . The title of world champions was won by the hosts, the British women Mallory Franklin, Kimberley Woods and Ellis Miller, who were 2.87 faster than the Slovenian women without a mistake.

Female canoeists, team
Ranking A competitor Country The result
1 Franklin/Woods/Miller United Kingdom 112.45 (0)
2 Satkova/Fišerova/Kneblova Czech Republic 114.55 (0)
3 Hočevar/Capricorn/Novak Slovenia 115.32 (2)

The canoeists were left empty-handed

In the team race of canoeists, the Slovenians came last, but were left without the expected medal in fourth place. They are behind the Italians Benjamin Savšek, Luka Christmas and Stamped by Lin Hočevar behind by 1.15 seconds. The victory was decided by three hundredths, by which the Frenchmen Lucas Roisin, Jules Bernardet and Nicolas Gestin overtook the British.

Female canoeists, team
Ranking A competitor Country The result
1 Gestin/Bernardet/Roisin France 99.17 (0)
2 Burgess/Westley/Kettle United Kingdom 99.20 (0)
3 Colazingari/Ivaldi/Ceccon Italy 100.31 (0)
4th place Savšek/Božič/Hočevar Slovenia 101.46 (0)

The Slovenian kayakers started penultimate among the 15 teams, but with a mistake they fell too far behind to get involved in a tight fight for the medals. Eva Terčelj, Ajda Novak and Eva Alina Hočevar won the 5th place with a gap of 3.87, while all the medals were decided by only 40 hundredths of a difference, by which the Australian women overtook the Spanish and British women.

Lee Valley, the venue for the London 2012 Olympic Games, hosts all four team matches on Tuesday. The kayakers’ team test will follow, which can bring Slovenia another medal, even a nobler one.

It is broadcast on TV Slovenija at the end of the week

The following days in London will bring preliminaries in individual categories. You will be able to watch the final fights on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in live broadcasts on TV Slovenija.

Source: Rtvslo

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