There was a queue this afternoon in the mixed zone to take pictures with the first medalists of the Spanish expedition at the Szeged Canoeing World Championship. Half an hour passed just between the gold of Alberto Pedrero and Pablo Graña in C2-200 and the bronze of Sete Benavides Toni Segura on C2-500 (tests that will not be Olympic in Tokyo 2020). "It gave us time to see them, on the TV of the jetty, before going to the exit," says Benavides who, ten minutes after finishing the test – with a spectacular comeback – has not yet caught his breath. “Two medals in half an hour is something spectacular for the Spanish canoe. We need this, we need people who push, come from behind, who want to win, ”he adds.

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