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Germany wins men's canoe double 1000m Olympic gold


08:27, August 10, 2012

Gold medalists Peter Kretschmer/Kurt Kuschela of Germany attend victory ceremony of men's Canoe Double (C2) 1000m competition of Canoe Sprint event, at London 2012 Olympic Games in London, Britain, on August 9, 2012. (Xinhua/Cheng Min)

ETON DORNEY, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Peter Kretschmer and Kurt Kuschela of Germany won the men's canoe double 1000m gold medal at the London Olympic Games here on Thursday.

The German duo clocked in 3:33.804, beating Andrei Bahdanovich and Aliaksandr Bahdanovich of Belarus to second in 3:35.206. Russian Alexey Korovashkov and Ilya Pervukhin took the bronze in 3:36.414.

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