Lisa Carrington won the Gold Medal in the WK1 200m A Final – and clocked a new Olympic Best time of 39.864sec.
This beats her previous Gold Medal winning Olympic Best time, set at the 2012 London Olympics, of 40.528sec.
She also holds the World Record time of 37.898sec, set in 2014 at the ICF World Champs in Russia. What a legend.
Now she has won the Bronze Medal in the WK1 500m, behind Kozak and Jorgensen, to become the first NZ woman to win two Olympic Medals in a single Olympic Games.
NZ K4 Women did us proud in K4W 500m A Final placing 5th. They fought hard amongst an experienced field, showing great promise for the future of NZ Kayak racing.
In with a chance! K4 Women dominated their semifinal to qualify for K4W 500m A Final. Breakdown of the heats and semis, plus preview of the A Final racing.
For the first time in Olympic history, New Zealand will race a K4 women’s team. Read about the team and see the start lists.
Lisa Carrington makes history with Bronze in K1W 500m Final. Full results, race breakdown and news.