Slovakia's water slalom athletes found success at the World Slalom Championships in Tacen, Slovenia over the weekend – collecting three gold and two silver medals in the Men's and Women's C1, C2 and K1 disciplines, the TASR newswire reported.
Jana Dukátová won a silver in the Women's K1 (kayak/singles) on September 11 before adding a gold to her collection by winning the Women's C1 race (canoe/singles) on the next day.
Slovak twin-brothers Peter and Pavol Hochshorner clinched victory in the Men's C2 discipline (canoe/doubles), taking gold on September 11. Michal Martikán took silver in the Men's C1 (canoe/singles) on September 12, his tenth medal at World Championships. He also set a new Slovak record for collecting medals at every world or continental championships in 15 successive years since 1995.
Additionally, the Slovak water-slalom trio of Michal Martikán, Alexander Slafkovský and Matej Benuš won gold in the Men's 3xC1 (3x canoe/single) race on September 13, TASR wrote.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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13. Sep 2010 at 14:00