Huang, Li upset Yang, Zhang to topple men's 500m C2

2009-10-28 18:14 BJT

Olympic champion Yang Wenjun teamed up with Zhang Zhiwu in the men's 500m C2 final, the Jiangxi pair raced ahead from the start, and they held onto a slim margin at halfway mark.

soon they found that their lead was being reduced by Guangdong pair Huang Maoxing and Li Qiang, the final sprint was a close one as the two pairs surged to a seemingly identical finish, eventually, the

Guangdong duo won the gold medal in a time of 1 minute 44.86 seconds. Yang and Zhang took silver while Shandong pair snatched bronze.

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