Tania Fernandez and Tania Alvarez of Spain won gold in the women's K2 event ©ICF

Spain finished the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Marathon World Championships in Ponte de Lima top of the medals table.

They won 15 medals in total that included six golds, four silvers and five bronzes.

Hungary were the next best team.

They won 14 medals, including 6 golds and eight.

Hosts Portugal rounded off the top three nations with seven medals.

The Portuguese managed three golds, one silver and three bronzes.

One of their gold medals came on the final day as Fernando Pimenta and Jose Ramalho won the K2 men’s title.

Table toppers Spain also finished the tournament on a high with two golds on the final day.

Diego Romero and Manuel Campos helped the Spaniards to a third consecutive C2 world title before Tania Fernandez and Tania Alvarez won gold in the women's K2 event.

Hungary, meanwhile, won the opening gold of the final day when Bruno Kolozsvari and Oliver Varga cruised to victory in the men’s junior K2 event.

The penultimate day of the tournament saw Birmingham 2022 The World Games champion Andrew Birkett of South Africa produce a great performance to win the men’s K1 title.

Multiple world champion Liudmyla Babak of Ukraine proved why she is the best in the business.

While a wrong turn cost her a medal in the short course C1 final on Thursday, the Ukrainian made no mistake on her way to winning the fifth consecutive C1 long distance world title.

Denmark, Argentina, Poland and Norway failed to win gold medals while Ukraine and Great Britain shared one each.

Sweden and South Africa also won two titles.