29 September 2022, 19h30

Fernando Pimenta

Fernando Pimenta, Sport Lisboa e Benfica's canoeist, is the new world champion in K1 short race, a marathon specialty!

Always in the lead, Fernando Pimenta finished the 3.6 kilometer race in 12.49 minutes, beating Denmark's Mads Pedersen by 65 hundredths of a second. In the third and last place on the podium was the Spaniard Ivan Alonso, 19.48 seconds behind.

On Saturday, October 1st, Pimenta competes in the K1 race, and on Sunday, the Benfica athlete will partner up with José Ramalho in K2.

Text: Editorial Staff with Lusa
Photos: Archive
Last update: Friday, September 30, 2022

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