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Cuban Jorge earns Two Medals in World Canoe Championship

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Cuban Jorge earns Two Medals in World Canoe ChampionshipHAVANA, Cuba, Aug 27 (acn) Cuban Fernando D. Jorge won his second medal in the 2018 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships held in the Portuguese city of Montemor-o- Velho.

Jorge ranked second in the C-1 5000 meters event with time of 23: 46.646 minutes, only surpassed by German Sebastian Brendel (23: 40.857) and ahead of Russian Kiril Shamshurin (24: 09.504).
This was Jorge´s second medal in this tournament as he previously was also runner-up, along with teammate Serguey Torres, in the C-2 1000m event.
This tough contest was attended by some thousand men and women from more than 80 nations.

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