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Rio 2016: Ukrainian canoeing team of Mishchuk and Yanchuk won the bronze medal
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Ukrainian canoeists Taras Mishchuk and Dmytro Yanchuk win bronze medal in rowing at the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro

In the Finale A, the Ukrainian crew canoed a distance of 1,000 meters in 3:45.949 minutes. It is noteworthy that after 500 meters, Mishchuk and Yanchuk were in fifth place, but in the second half of the race they were able to move up to finish among the top three, Unian reports. 

The gold medal in the canoe competition was won by the German team of Sebastian Brendel and Jan Vander, with a time of 3:43.912. The silver medal was awarded to canoeists from Brazil.

As reported earlier by, Rio 2016: Cheban triumphed in the final round of the single canoeing and claims second gold for Ukraine. 

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