Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 9 / Trend /
Azerbaijani canoeists took the fourth place at XXX London Olympics.
Today a duet from Azerbaijan, Sergiy Bezugly and Maksim Prokopenko, participated in the finals of men's canoe double (C2) 1000m.
Rivals of our athletes were Liviu Dumitrescu-Lazar / Victor Mihalachi (Romania), Jaroslav Radon / Filip Dvorak (Czech Republic), Alexey Korovashkov / Ilya Pervukhin (Russia), Peter Kretschmer / Kurt Kuschela (Germany), Maoxing Huang / Qiang Li (China), Andrei Bahdanovich / Aliaksandr Bahdanovich (Belarus), Serguey Torres / Jose Carlos Bulnes (Cuba).
Azerbaijani rowers were in sole lead for a distance of 750 meters, conceding to opponents at the final stage of the race.