Kayaker Vít Přindiš becomes world champion in Augsburg

Czech kayaker Vít Přindiš took gold at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Canoeing Championships in Augsburg, Germany on Saturday. Přindiš had previously won three European titles.

His compatriot Jiří Prskavec, who won Olympic gold in Tokyo last year, had the fastest time in Saturday’s event but came fifth due to four penalty seconds.

Author: Ian Willoughby