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Hochschorner twins win

SLOVAK twins Peter and Pavol Hochschorner (on this photo, by ČTK) successfully defended their world championship title at the 2009 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Seu d'Urgell in Spain on Sunday, September 13, winning the gold medal in the C2 Slalom race.

(Source: ČTK)

SLOVAK twins Peter and Pavol Hochschorner (on this photo, by ČTK) successfully defended their world championship title at the 2009 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Seu d'Urgell in Spain on Sunday, September 13, winning the gold medal in the C2 Slalom race.

The Slovaks’ victory was made sweeter by the success of their fellow nationals, Ladislav and Peter Skantár, who finished in second place. The third Slovak duo, Tomáš Kučera and Ján Bátik, finished sixth. Slovak Michal Martikán won the silver medal in the C1 Slalom Race, finishing 2.55 seconds behind French Tony Estanguet.


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