Fernando Pimenta, João Ribeiro, Messias Baptista, Joana Vasconcelos and Teresa Portela, canoeists from Benfica, had excellent performances this Sunday, in several from the regatta in line Portuguese Cup that took place in the Centro de Alto Rendimento de Montemor-o-Velho.
A special emphasis for Fernando Pimenta, who achieved the 1st place in K1 500 meters and K1 1000 meters, competitions in which he shared the podium with João Ribeiro, who clinched the 2nd place in both categories.
Messias Baptista (in the picture above) clinched the second place in K1 200 meters.
In the women's events, the canoeists Joana Vasconcelos and Teresa Portela (in the pictures above) finished 1st and 2nd, respectively, in the K1 500 meters event.
Results from Benfica canoeists
|1st||Fernando Pimenta||K1 500 meters||01:39.618|
|2nd||João Ribeiro||K1 500 meters||01:40.218|
|1st||Fernando Pimenta||K1 1000 meters||03:30.505|
|2nd||João Ribeiro||K1 1000 meters||03:34.065|
|1st||Messias Baptista||K1 200 meters||00:36.459|
|1st||Joana Vasconcelos||K1 500 meters||01:53.939|
|2nd||Teresa Portela||K1 500 meters||01:55.184|
|2nd||Joana Vasconcelos||K1 200 meters||01:55.184|
Text: Márcia Dores
Pics: SL Benfica