Manuel Ochoa wins gold in kayak cross at the World Cup and qualifies for Paris


This Sunday, the Spanish paddler Manuel Ochoa managed to win the kayak cross final, a modality that will debut this year in the Olympic program, of the slalom canoeing World Cup being held in Prague, a result that allows him to secure a ticket. for the Paris 2024 Games.

The man from Pontevedra, second in his semi-final, achieved victory in the event ahead of the German Tillmann Roeller and the French Boris Neveu and Mathurin Madore, all to give Spain the only medal in the Czech event.

In addition to Tomiño, the Segovian David Llorente also participated in the category, who remained in the semifinals, and the Catalan Miquel Travé, who had already secured his Olympic place, did not manage to get into the quarterfinals.