‘Bridgitte don’t mess this up, you have to give it your all’

2012-08-10 09:18

London – Canoeist Bridgitte Hartley, who scooped South Africa’s fifth medal of the London Olympics, said her third-place finish in the women’s K1 500m final was the highlight of her life.

After crossing the line yesterday, it took a few seconds before the 29-year-old from Richards Bay fully accepted that she had secured a medal behind Hungarian world champion Danuta Kozak and defending Olympic champion Inna Osypenko-Radomska of the Ukraine.

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