Hungary wins gold in K-2 1,000

Updated: August 8, 2012, 9:38 AM ET
Aociated Press

WINDSOR, England -- For the first time in 20 years, Germany missed out.

The country's 500-meter K-4 team lost an Olympic final for the first time since the 1992 Barcelona Games, falling to a Hungarian quartet looking to spring an upset after second-place finishes at the last three Summer Games.

It also meant Hungary finished the first day of finals at the canoe sprint regatta with the upper hand over Germany in their head-to-head competition in the event's medals table.

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