Sunday, August 26, 2018, 19h28

"Congratulations, Champion!"

Canoeing

The Benfica's canoeist has won, one more time, the K1 5000m Final of the competition which takes place in Montemor-o-Velho.

Another gold medal for Fernando Pimenta! With an outstanding competition, the Benfica's canoeist did not give a chance to his opponents in the K1 5000m Final, winning again the world title in Montemor-o-Velho.

The President Luís Filipe Vieira congratulated Fernando Pimenta for another great achievement. "Congratulations, Champion! If there is an athlete with great quality of work and consistency of the results it is clearly and our Fernando Pimenta. Our: from Ponte de Lima, highest exponent of the Portuguese Canoeing and of the National Team, source of great pride the Benfiquista nation.

The entire country is happy today País with another conquer, but no one is more than me in this moment. Thank you, Fernando, we are with you!", declared the leader of Sport Lisboa e Benfica.

Fernando Pimenta

“Super-Pimenta” won another brilliant title, with the time of 21:42.196, followed by the Danish René Poulsen (+1.527) and the Spanish Javier Hernanz (+4.369). "This title is for the people that support us day by day, in the heavy moments", reacted the canoeist of Benfica.

Pics: SL Benfica / Archive

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