Sister Hermien and brother Artuur Peters qualify for the final of K1 at the World Cup

Kayak star Hermien Peters just sigh too slow for World Cup medal, Artuur Peters becomes 6th

The Peters family has been very successful at the World Kayaking Championships in Halifax, Canada, although a medal was (just) not in it twice.

Hermien Peters, 6th at the last Olympic Games, only had to compete with Olympic champion Lisa Carrington (1’58″69), Anamaria Govorcinovic (1’59) in the A-final of the K1 500 meters with her chrono of 2’00″51. “97) and Jule Hake (2’00″30).

Peters was eventually 21 hundredths too slow for bronze. On Sunday she will participate in the A-final in the K2 on the 500 meters alongside Lize Broekx.

Artuur Peters came close to a podium place with 3’41″84 less. The Hungarian Olympic champion Balint Kopasz held off the Portuguese outgoing world champion Fernando Pimenta in the sprint. Peters was eventually one and a half seconds too slow for a podium place.

Source: Sporza

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