Far right and actually leading in the men's 200 meter kayak sprint at Eton Dorney is Spain's Saul Rivero Craviotto. He would win his semifinal heat and the silver medal.

France's Maxime Beaumont, at right, coasts to second place in the semfinal of the men's 200 meter singles kayak. sprint. He would finish fourth, just 3/100 of a second behind the bronze medal winner.

Naoya Sakamoto of Japan, bottom, carries a slight lead over Ronilson Oliveira of Brazil. Valentin Demyanenko of Azerbaijan was eiliminated.

Winning the heat in lane six of the 200 meter men's single canoe is Matheiu Goubel. He would finish in seventh place the next day at Eton Dorney.