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“It has been a long time since I brought home two gold medals. I have repeated this after some time, and I have to admit that it tastes just as good.”

“It has been a long time since I brought home two gold medals. I have repeated this after some time, and I have to admit that it tastes just as good.”

Sprint canoeist Erik Vlček after winning two gold medals with Juraj Tarr in the men’s K2 1000m at the 2014 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships.

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