Result: Lisa Carrington wins gold in women's K1 200m

Result: New Zealand claim gold in women's K1 200m
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Lisa Carrington wins the gold medal for New Zealand in the K1 200m race.

Lisa Carrington has won the gold medal for New Zealand in the K1 200m.

Carrington beat Inna Osypenko-Radomska of Ukraine and Hungary's Natasa Douchev-Janics, who won the silver and bronze medals.

Marta Walczykiewicz of Poland and Osypenko-Radomska made the best start, taking the early advantage in the race.

However, Carrington came into contention after the 50m mark, easing into a lead over her rivals.

The 23-year-old held on into the final stretch as Douchev-Janics went into third place.

Great Britain's Jess Walker finished in seventh place with a time of 46.161.

Carrington crossed the line at 44.638s to win the gold medal.

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