Result: Ed McKeever wins gold in 200m K1

Result: Great Britain win gold in 200m K1
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Ed McKeever wins the gold medal for Great Britain in the men's K1 200m race.

Ed McKeever has won the gold medal in the men's K1 200m race, beating Saul Craviotto Rivero of Spain and Mark de Jonge of Canada, who finished in second and third.

McKeever made a strong start to the race, taking an early lead over his rivals.

The Briton continued to lead throughout the race as Rivero tried to catch up with the early pace.

However, the Spaniard could not get near McKeevy as he approached the final stretch.

He eventually crossed the line in 36.246s to claim the gold medal for Great Britain.

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