Yuri Cheban of Ukraine leads his heat in the 200 meter men's canoe singles. He would go on to win the gold medal.

Finishing his semifinal heat in second place is Lithuania's Jevchenij Shuklin. He would go on to win the silver medal.

Winning her heat in the women's 200 meter canoe sprint is Teresa Rivas Portela of Spain. She would finish fourth -- less than 2/100 pf a second behind the bronze medal winner.

In lane five is Poland's Marta Walczykiewicz. She would finish her heat in second place, but no medal.