Olympic canoeing: Hungary win men's kayak double 1000m final

Hungary pair Rudolf Dombi and Roland Kokeny

Hungary's Rudolf Dombi and Roland Kokeny narrowly won gold in the men's kayak double (K2) 1000m final.

The European champions produced a measured display and, after taking the lead at around 750m, held on to win.

They Hungarians were pushed all the way from the outside lane by Fernando Pimenta and Emanuel Silva, who took silver for Portugal.

The defending champions, Germany's Martin Hollstein and Andreas Ihle, finished in third place.

Final Results

Final results by Country
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment
1 Rudolf Dombi, Roland Kokeny Hungary
2 Fernando Pimenta, Emanuel Silva Portugal
3 Martin Hollstein, Andreas Ihle Germany

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