Olympics-Canoe sprint-China's Xu and Sun win women's canoe double 500m gold

7/8/2021 6:21:00 AM

Olympics-Canoe sprint-China's Xu and Sun win women's canoe double 500m gold

Olympics-Canoe sprint-China's Xu and Sun win women's canoe double 500m gold

TOKYO : China's Xu Shixiao and Sun Mengya won the gold medal in the women's canoe double 500 metres competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.Ukraine's Liudmyla Luzan and Anastasiia Chetverikova took the silver medal, while Canada's Laurence Vincent-Lapointe and Katie Vincent claimed the bronze.

TOKYO : China's Xu Shixiao and Sun Mengya won the gold medal in the women's canoe double 500 metres competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.Ukraine's Liudmyla Luzan and Anastasiia Chetverikova took the silver medal, while Canada's Laurence Vincent-Lapointe and Katie Vincent claimed the bronze.

(Reporting by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Rutherford)

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Ukraine's Liudmyla Luzan and Anastasiia Chetverikova took the silver medal, while Canada's Laurence Vincent-Lapointe and Katie Vincent claimed the bronze. (Reporting by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Rutherford) Source: Reuters . In the second match, Sun played Japan's Mima Ito, who she beat in their singles semi-final last week.