(BEIJING, August 23) -- Reigning Olympic champions Katalin Kovacs and Natasa Janic of Hungary retained their Women's Flatwater K2 500m title with a time of 1:41.308 minutes in the final on Saturday, August 23.
Poland's Beata Mikolajczyk and Aneta Konieczna settled for silver at 1:42.092 minutes, ahead of Marie Delattre and Anne-Laure Viard of France, who took bronze at 1:42.128 minutes.
Women's kayak double K2 500m final:
1 Katalin Kovacs/Natasa Janic (Hun) 1:41.308 Gold
2 Beata Mikolajczyk/Aneta Konieczna (Pol) 1:42.092 Silver
3 Marie Delattre/Anne-Laure Viard (Fra) 1:42.128 Bronze
4 Fanny Fischer/Nicole Reinhardt 1:42.899
5 Shinobu Kitamoto/Mikiko Takeya (Jpn) 1:43.291
6 Hannah Davis/Lyndsie Fogarty (Aus) 1:43.969
7 Anne Rikala/Jenni Mikkonen (Fin) 1:44.176
8 Michala Mruzkova/Jana Blahova (Cze) 1:44.870
9 Yvonne Schuring/Viktoria Schwarz (Aut) 1:44.965
Fourth is no good enough