Heartbreak for Team GB canoeist Adam Burgess as he narrowly misses out on a medal in Tokyo by just 0.16 SECONDS after coming fourth in men’s slalom with Slovenia’s Benjamin Savsek claiming the gold medal
- Team GB canoeist Adam Burgess was forced to settle for fourth in men’s slalom
- He agonisingly missed out on a bronze medal by just 0.16 seconds in Tokyo
- Germany’s Sideris Tasiadis pipped him to the last podium place with 103.70
- Slovenia’s Benjamin Savsek won the gold with an impressive time of 98.25
Team GB canoeist Adam Burgess suffered agony in the men’s slalom as he missed out on a podium place by just 0.16 seconds – with Slovenia’s Benjamin Savsek going on to claim gold in Tokyo.
Burgess had to make do with fourth place after registering a time of 103.86, with Germany‘s Sideris Tasiadis narrowly beating him to a bronze medal with 103.70.
Lukas Rohan of the Czech Republic walked away with the silver medal after notching a time of 101.96 but it was Savsek who was victorious as the Olympic champion with an impressive 98.25.
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Team GB’s Adam Burgess was unfortunate to miss out on a medal in the men’s slalom as he finished fourth – but only by 0.16 seconds
He was pipped to a bronze medal narrowly by Germany’s Sideris Tasiadis despite leading the rest of the pack in the early stages
Slovenia’s Benjamin Savsek walked away as the Olympic champion with a time of 98.25