South Africa’s top kayakers turned in more solid performances at the second leg of the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup in Duisburg, Germany over the weekend.
Esti van Tonder and Kayla de Beer featured in another A-final in the K2 women’s 200m finishing in sixth place.
Top male paddler Chrisjan Coetzee also raced in an A-final following on last week’s performance.
Van Tonder and De Beer improved one spot from last week’s world cup in Hungary finding with a time of 40.557.
The Kiwi pair of Lisa Carrington and Aimee Fisher winning the race with a time of 37.251.
Van Tonder finished eighth in the B-final of the K1 women 200m with a time of 42.641 with Russia’s Natalia Podolskaia winning the race in 41.421.
Coetzee improved on last weekend’s performance to finish in seventh place in the K1 men 500m.
He posted a time of 1:41.561, less than three seconds behind winning Czech paler Josef Dostal.
The South African also featured in the C-final of the K1 Men 200m where he crossed the finish in a time of 37.307 with German Timo Haseleu winning the race clocking 36.326.