Canoeing

21 August 2022, 15h48

Fernando Pimenta

The athlete of Sport Lisboa e Benfica, won this Sunday, August 21, the gold medal in K1 5000 meters in the European Championships at held in Munich, Germany. 

The Benfiquista had won the bronze medal before, on Friday, August 19, in K1 500 meters, and the silver medal in K1 1000 on the following day. This Sunday, Pimenta took the gold in K1 5000 meters, his 121st international medal! 

Determined and strong, Fernando Pimenta finished the race with 20:14.77 minutes, 3.2 seconds less than the Spanish rival.

Fernando Pimenta

Text: Rui Miguel Gomes
Photos: FPC and SL Benfica
Last update: Sunday, August 21, 2022

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