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Cuban Torres wins World Canoeing Cup in Portugal

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Cuban Torres wins World Canoeing Cup in PortugalHAVANA, Cuba, May 19 (acn) Cuban Serguey Torres won the gold medal in the men's C-1 5000 meters event, on the final day of the World Canoeing Cup, located in the town of Montemor-o-Velho, Portugal.

Torres won this not Olympic event with time of 22.12.060 minutes, followed by Chinese Peng Fei Zhen (22.36.940) and Polish Matheusz Kaminsky (22.46.180), according to the website of the contest.

Meanwhile, the also Cuba canoeist Jorge Garcia (20.34.550) finished fifth, but in the kayak (K-1) event.

The medals went to the Portuguese Fernando Pimienta (20.09.770), Argentine Daniel Bo (20.14.180) and the also local Emmanuel Silva (20.19.900), in that order.

The top five countries in the standings were Canada, with four gold, four silver and one bronze medal, France (3-2-3), Hungary (3-2-1), Portugal (3-1-4) and new Zealand (3-1-1).

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