Hungary rounded off a hugely successful performance at the European Canoe Marathon Championships at Metković in Croatia as they completed the final day with two more golds, a silver and a bronze.
Having won a total of seven golds on the previous three days, the Hungarian team were soon celebrating another top-of-the-podium experience as they earned the gold and silver medals in the women’s K2 event.
The medals went respectively to Vanda Kiszli and Sra Mihalik, who finished in 1 hour 53min 25.85sec, and Renata Csay – winner of the previous day’s K1 event – and Alexandra Bara, who were 10.32 seconds behind.
The bronze medal went to Spain’s Eva Barrios and Amaia Osaba, who were 2min 36.51sec behind the winners.
Kiszli – Mihalik, Romero – Grana and Boros - Solti win the remaining gold medals of the 2018 ECA Canoe Marathon European Championships— Canoe Europe (@CanoeEurope) July 8, 2018
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The concluding event of the men's K2 also saw a Hungarian victory as Adrian Boros and Lazlo Solti came through in 1:54:46.36.
Edwin Lucas and Stephane Boulanger of France were second, 27.61 seconds behind, with third place gong to Spain's Jose Julian and Miguel Fernandez, who were 30.46 seconds back.
Spain’s Diego Romero and Oscar Grana earned C2 gold in 1:55:33.46, holding off the Polish pairing of Mateusz Borgiel and Mateusz Zuchora, who finished 15.43 seconds behind.
Bronze went to Hungary’s Daniel Laczo and Gergely Nagy, who were 20.56 seconds off the leaders.