Highlights & report: Heath & Schofield win kayak double silver

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GB’s Heath and Schofield claim silver in kayak double 200m

Great Britain’s Liam Heath and Jon Schofield won the silver medal in the men’s 200m kayak double behind Saul Craviotto and Cristian Toro of Spain.

The pair had silver snatched from their grasp at London 2012, and did the same to Lithuania’s Aurimas Lankas and Edvinas Ramanauskas this time around.

The Brits produced a strong finish to beat the Lithuanians by 0.014 seconds.

“We gave it a bit of a lunge for the line,” said Heath. “We hit it as hard as we can.”

Schofield added: “It is so satisfying. This guy has been on fire in training. I don’t want to let this guy down.”

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