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  •   Home > News > Sports > General

    A mic drop moment from Lisa Carrington a year out from the Olympics

    A mic drop moment from Lisa Carrington a year out from the Olympics


    A day after clinching a seventh K1 200 gold at the world championships in Hungary, the kiwi kayaker's won the K1 500 for a second time in her career and first since 2015.

    Carrington's won by a whopping 1.63 seconds after charging into the lead in the first half of the race.



    It's her 10th world championship gold medal and 17th in all.

    Carrington's win qualifies the boat for New Zealand at next year's Olympics.

    Her K4 500 crew finished fourth later in the day.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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