Kayaker Stepanka Hilgertova wins opening World Cup race in Athens

Czech kayaker Stepanka Hilgertova has won the opening slalom race on the World Cup circuit. The race was held on the Olympic course in Athens. The 38-year-old racer defeated Slovak kayaker Gabriela Stacherova for the top medal,while another Czech racer, Irena Pavelkova, came third.

Author: Jan Velinger