Thursday, June 27, 2019, 15h48

Another silver medal at the European Games

Canoeing

Fernando Pimenta, the Benfica canoeist, finished his participation in Minsk with the 2nd place in K1 5000 meters.

Fernando Pimenta won, at the beginning of Thursday afternoon, another silver medal for Portugal, this time in K1 5000 meters, at the European Games taking place in Minsk, Belarus.

The Benfica canoeist was leading in the final stretch of the competition's last event, but near the finish line, he was beaten by the Hungarian Kopasz Balint, who clinched the gold medal.

Fernando Pimenta completed the event in 21:46.554 minutes, leaving behind the German Hoff Max as far as the top three positions are concerned, reaching the podium for the second time in the 2019 European Games.

Text: Márcia Dores

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