Another two individual gold medals for Czech Martina Satkova and a golden double for Italy’s Cecilia Panato were the highlights on the penultimate day of competition at the ICF Junior and Under-23 Wildwater Canoe World Championships in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Satkova added the women’s under-23 kayak and canoe classic race gold medals to her sprint gold medals from yesterday in another dominant display of wildwater paddling at the Banja Luka course.
Panato brought her individual gold medal tally to three with golds in the junior kayak and canoe classic races.
Today also saw a rare gold medal for Belgium, with Kilian Meersmans winning the men’s junior kayak classic race.
There was also gold for France, courtesy of Theo Veins in the men’s under-23 canoe classic.
Nico Paufler won gold for Germany in the men’s under-23 kayak classic and there was also double gold for the Germans in the C2 events.
Schwarz and Sulzer won the men’s under-23 classic and Barth and Feine took the honours in the women’s under-23 classic.
Matous Beier added to the Czech gold medal rush with a win in the men’s junior canoe classic, while the country also picked up a gold in the men’s junior C2 classic race through Salaj and Smakal.
The Championships conclude tomorrow with classic team races.