Britain's Tim Baillie (R) and Etienne Stott compete in the men's canoe double (C2) semi-final at Lee Valley White Water Centre during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 2, 2012. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett
Canoe slalom: Britain win gold in canoe double
Posted : Thursday, 02 August 2012 10:41AM
WALTHAM CROSS, England (Reuters) - British crew Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott powered to gold in the Olympic canoe double final at the Lee Valley White Water Centre on Thursday.
In a thrilling duel in front of a roaring home crowd, they beat fellow British paddlers David Florence and Richard Hounslow by 0.36 seconds with Slovakian three-times Olympic champions Pavol and Peter Hochschorner third.
(Reporting by Martyn Herman, editing by Ed Osmond)
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