More bronze on the water

Halifax, NS’s Mark de Jonge blasted his men’s K-1 200m final Saturday to earn another bronze medal for Canada. The podium victory puts Canada at 18 medals, evening the tally from Beijing.

“I felt so much support from back home,” said DeJonge who stopped the clock in 36.657 . “It was a good race. It was not my perfect race but I am so happy to get a medal!”

In front of a home-country crowd, Ed McKeever took gold at Eton Dorney with a time of 36.246, just ahead of Rivero Craviotto of Spain (36.540).