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Germany takes men's canoe single 1000m gold

08-08-2012 23:58 BJT Special Report:2012 London Olympic Games |

ETON DORNEY, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Germany's Sebastian Brendel took the men's canoe single 1000 meters gold medal at the Olympic Games here on Wednesday.

The triple European champion Brendel finished the race in 3 minutes and 47.176 seconds, edging gold medalist in Athens 2004 Games David Cal Figueroa from Spain into second place in 3:48.053.

The bronze medal went to Canada's Mark Oldershaw in 3:48.502.

Germany's Sebastian Brendel took the men's canoe single 1000 meters gold medal at the
Olympic Games here on Wednesday.

Editor:Wang Chuhan |Source: Xinhua

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