| Other Sports News | Friday August 10 2012 22:56
New Zealand's Lisa Carrington will paddle for Olympic gold in the women's K1 200.
Carrington has qualified for the final in emphatic fashion, winning her semifinal in an Olympic record time of 40.528 seconds.
She's finished almost four tenths of a second ahead of her nearest rival, Spain's Teresa Portella Rivas.
Lisa Carrington is keeping a single focus on the event and won't be talking to any media until after tomorrow night's final.
Another of the medal contenders, Poland's Marta Walczykiewicz, is also safely through to the final after finishing second to Douchev-Janics.
The K1 200 final will take place tomorrow night at approximately 9.15pm NZT.
Photo: Lisa Carrington (Photosport)