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Canada's Katie Vincent paddles to bronze at Canoe Sprint world championships

Canada's Katie Vincent will take home at least one medal from the 2018 Canoe Sprint world championships after paddling to a bronze-medal finish in the women's C1 500-metre final on Friday in Montemor-o-Velho, Portugal.

Watch live action on CBCSports.ca as the event continues from Portugal through the weekend

Canadian paddler Katie Vincent, shown in this file photo, won a bronze medal at the 2018 Canoe Sprint world championships in Portugal on Friday. (Canoe Kayak Canada/Twitter)

Canada's Katie Vincent will take home at least one medal from the 2018  Canoe Sprint world championships after paddling to a bronze-medal finish in the women's C1 500-metre final on Friday in Montemor-o-Velho, Portugal.

Vincent, of Mississauga, Ont., finished the race in a time of two minutes, 12.148 seconds. The Canadian was 1.157 seconds behind the golden time of Russia's Kseniia Kurach (2:10.991), while Alena Nadzrova of Belarus took silver in 2:11.631.

Katie Vincent wins bronze at canoe world championships:

The Canadian finished third in the C1 500-metre final on Friday in Portugal. 2:49

CBC Sports will provide a live stream of the action from the Canoe Sprint world championships throughout the weekend.

Live coverage continues on Saturday at 7 a.m. ET.

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