Saturday, August 25, 2018, 13h23

President congratulates the World Champions Fernando Pimenta

Canoeing

The Benfica's canoeist was the best in the K1 1000m Final of the competition which takes place in Montemor-o-Velho.

World Champion! The benfiquista Fernando Pimenta won, this Saturday, the K1 1000m Final in the World Championship which takes place until Sunday, in Montemor-o-Velho.

The three-time European Champion has completed the final in 3.27,666 minutes and became World Champions for the first time in History. In the final, beat the German Max Rendschmidt and the Czech Josef Dostál.

Fernando Pimenta

On the Club's Official Website, the Presidente Luís Filipe Vieira shows himself pleased with another great victory.

"Congratulations, Fernando Pimenta! It is with enormous pride that Benfica contributes for your success, which is also the country's glory. All the Portuguese, the Benfiquistas in particular, believe that you will win again tomorrow, in the K1 5000 category. Go, champion!", declared the leader of Sport Lisboa e Benfica.

On Sunday, Fernando Pimenta competes for the world title in K1 5000.

Pics: SL Benfica

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