Sport in Brief: European kayak glory for Cawthorn

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Britain's Rachel Cawthorn continued her superb season by storming to victory in the single kayak 1,000m at the European Championships in Trasona, Spain.

The 21-year-old from Guildford led from 200m and powered away from halfway to win by more than two seconds. "European champion, it feels really good, but I don't think it has sunk in yet," Cawthorn said. "The plan was to go quite hard in the first half and then go flat out in the second half. It kind of worked."





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