15 Feb 2015

Carrington too quick at canoe nationals

6:04 pm on 15 February 2015

Olympic and world champion Lisa Carrington has eased to her seventh straight K1 200 metres title on the final day of the national canoe racing championships at Lake Karapiro.

Lisa Carrington wins Olympic gold

Lisa Carrington in action at the London Olympics Photo: PHOTOSPORT

The 25-year-old from Tauranga comfortably saw off the challenges of Australians Alana Nicholls and Jo Brigden-Jones, finishing in 40.17 seconds.

Hawke's Bay's Aimee Fisher and Caitlin Ryan of the North Shore capped successful weekends off by rounding out the top five, after winning the K2 500 title together.