Lisa Carrington completes golden double at kayak world championships

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Superstar from NZ:
Winner Lisa Carrington of New Zealand celebrates after the final of the women's single K1 500m kayak race at ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (Tamas Kovacs/MTI via AP)
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Winner Lisa Carrington of New Zealand celebrates after the final of the women’s single K1 500m kayak race at ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (Tamas Kovacs/MTI via AP)

New Zealand kayak great Lisa Carrington has scored another golden double at the latest world championships in Hungary.

Carrington ignited the final day of the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World Championships in Szeged on Monday (NZT) by adding the K1 500m title to the K1 200m crown she banked earlier.

Carrington was at her best as she obliterated the field to regain the world K1 500m she last snared four years ago in Milan.

Lisa Carrington on the podium to collect gold for her women's single K1 500m kayak title at the world championships in Hungary.
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Lisa Carrington on the podium to collect gold for her women’s single K1 500m kayak title at the world championships in Hungary.

From the first few strokes, the 30-year-old from Ohope asserted her dominance…

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Published by peter petterson

Father of four, grandfather of thirteen, and great-grandfather of eight. Resides in Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. Living happily in retirement and enjoying the company of my many young descendants.

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