Canoe Sprint regatta finished on a high on Saturday, with the newly introduced 200m
competition going down a storm with spectators and all involved.
Nikonorov's 200m squad bought an already successful Olympic regatta to a stunning
end. Ed McKeever the coolest customer on the lake held his nerve to deliver a
blistering performance, bringing home gold and being crowned the first ever
200m Kayak Single Olympic Champion, raising Team GB’s Gold medal tally to 26.
training partners Liam Heath and Jon Schofield knew they had their work cut out
in the final up against with a head wind and a strong field. The pairing didn’t
let anything faze them and with a fantastic start held on strong to claim the
Olympic Bronze, adding to their already comprehensive medal collection.