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    Poland Shines at European Championships with Double Silver Medals

    Polish kayakers Justyna Iskrzycka and Katarzyna Kołodziejczyk clinched a silver medal in the K2 500m event at the European Championships. They finished just 0.1 seconds behind the Danish team in a nail-biting finale, with the Hungarian duo taking third place. This achievement marks the fourth medal for Kołodziejczyk and the third for Iskrzycka in these championships, showcasing their consistent excellence on the water.

    Canoeists’ Olympic Glory

    Later in the day, Polish canoeists Wiktor Głazunow and Arsen Śliwiński mirrored this success by securing silver in the Olympic C2 500m category. They were narrowly defeated by the Russian pair, competing under a neutral flag, by a mere 0.17 seconds. The host team secured the bronze medal in this thrilling race, adding to the high stakes and intense competition.

    These victories bring Poland’s total medal count to twelve at the ongoing European Championships in Szeged. The achievements of Iskrzycka, Kołodziejczyk, Głazunow, and Śliwiński highlight the strength and depth of the Polish team. Their performances have not only brought national pride but also demonstrated Poland’s significant presence in European canoeing and kayaking sports.

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