Sunday, April 28, 2019, 17h00

Benfiquistas stand out at the Regatta in Line Portuguese Cup

Canoeing

Excellent performances from Fernando Pimenta, João Ribeiro, Messias Baptista, Joana Vasconcelos and Teresa Portela.

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.

Taça de Portugal de Regatas

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.

Taça de Portugal de Regatas

Results from Benfica canoeists

PODIUM ATHLETE EVENT TIME
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

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