Lisa Carrington wins her third gold medal on the canoe dash world championships

Lisa Carrington, of New Zealand, reacts after winning gold in the K1 women's 500m at the ICF Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World Championships in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia on Saturday, Aug. 6.  2022. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press via AP)

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Lisa Carrington, of New Zealand, reacts after profitable gold within the K1 ladies’s 500m on the ICF Canoe Dash and Paracanoe World Championships in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia on Saturday, Aug. 6. 2022. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press by way of AP)

5-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Carrington received her third K1 500m canoe dash world championship title.

The 33-year-old was one in all 4 Tokyo Olympic champions to strike gold in Dartmouth, Canada on Saturday (Sunday NZ).

Carrington was compelled to work in sturdy winds to defend his title at Lake Banook in Nova Scotia.

“We all know he will be robust all week, so I am positive he is prepared, it is nearly having that mindset of the way to put the suitable foot into him,” Carrington mentioned.

* Lisa Carrington wins one other K1 500m title on the dash World Cup in Poland
* Lisa Carrington wins gold within the ladies’s K1 500 on the canoe dash World Cup
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“There’s nonetheless rather a lot to be taught from them, like right now I am continually placing myself able the place I’ve to step as much as the problem, or take some alternatives from it or some methods to be taught from it, so each time of stress is a good alternative to be taught.”

Carrington received in 1min 58.69sec from Annamaria Govorcinovic (Croatia) with German Julius Hake third.

For the second time in a row on the world championships, New Zealand was on prime of the K1 500m podium.

Aimee Fisher – who beat Carrington in an epic three-race duel in April to earn the world champions’ nod – received the occasion in Denmark final yr.

Earlier within the day, Carrington and her colt K4 Kiwi completed fifth of their 500m remaining, a stunning near the rostrum.

Whereas Poland was clearly forward of the win, a mere 0.6 seconds separated second and fifth locations.

In different occasions, Peter Cowan began the day with eigjth within the VL3 A males’s K4 males’s eighth within the 500m B-Remaining.

On the penultimate day of racing, Aston Reiser was third in his K1 500m C remaining and James Munro was ninth within the K1 1000m B remaining.

Balint Kopask (Hungary), Tokyo’s males’s K1 100m champion, and Chinese language duo Xu Shixao (China) and Sol Mengya, who received ladies’s C2 500m Olympic gold, additionally triumphed at Dartmouth.

It additionally wins the Polish ladies’s K4 group, the Spanish K4 males’s and the Spanish C2 500 group of Garcia Cayetano and Pablo Martinez.

Within the non-Olympic nation, Brazil’s Isaquias dos Santos, Czech Josef Dostal, Poland’s Oleksiy Koliadych, Hungary’s Blanka Kiss and Anna Lucz, Cuba’s Yarisleidis Duboys and Ukraine’s Katherin Segura and Liudmyla Luzan received world titles.

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