Brendel wins gold in men’s canoe sprint C1 1000m
LONDON, Aug 8 – Germany’s Sebastian Brendel won the Olympic gold medal in the men’s canoe sprint C1 1000m at the 2012 London Games today.
Brendel finished with a time of 3:47.176 at Eton Dorney in London to claim Germany’s seventh gold medal of the games.
Spain’s David Cal Figueroa won the silver with a time of 3:48.053 and Canada’s Mark Oldershaw won the bronze with a time of 3:48.502.
Germany now have 29 medals at the games with Spain collecting their seventh and Canada collecting their 13th. – Reuters