RIO DE JANEIRO - At least one member of every gold-medal winning crew on the final day of canoe sprint competition became a multi-medallist on Saturday.

Danuta KOZAK (HUN) became the first female paddler to win three gold medals at a single Olympic Games, winning the women's kayak four (K4) 500m to add to her gold medals in the women's kayak double (K2) 500 and kayak single (K1) 500m.

Behind the Hungarians, Tina DIETZE (GER) and Franziska WEBER (GER) won silver together with Sabrina HERING/Steffi KRIEGERSTEIN (GER). DIETZE and WEBER were also silver medallists in the K2 500m event.

Sebastian BRENDEL (GER) picked up a second gold medal in the men's canoe double 1000m, winning together with partner Jan VANDREY (GER). The medal followed BRENDEL's win in the men's canoe single 1000m on Tuesday.

The German win meant Isaquias QUEIROZ DOS SANTOS (BRA) was unable to win Brazil's first canoe sprint gold.

However he and partner Erlon DE SOUZA SILVA (BRA) held on for silver after leading for the majority of the race. QUEIROZ DOS SANTOS is the first Brazilian athlete to win three medals at a single Olympic Games, having already won silver in the C1 1000m and bronze in the C1 200m.

German paddlers Max RENDSCHMIDT (GER) and Marcus GROSS (GER) collected gold in the men's K4 1000m to add to their men's K2 1000m title. For the K4 the duo were joined by Tom LIEBSCHER (GER) and Max HOFF (GER).

Liam HEATH (GBR) won gold in the men's K1 200m to add to the men's K2 200m silver medal he won with partner Jon SCHOFIELD (GBR) on Thursday.

Saul CRAVIOTTO (ESP) added a bronze to his K2 200m gold medal. In the closest result of the whole regatta veteran paddler Ronald RAUHE (GER) ended his Olympic career on a high by tying with CRAVIOTTO for third with an identical time.

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