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WATCH LIVE: USA’s Hogan competes in canoe-kayak; Taekwondo continues

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One of USA’s only canoe-kayak competitors hits the water on Wednesday, as Maggie Hogan competes in Heat 3 of the women’s kayak single 500 in Rio.

She’ll have to contend with favorite Lisa Carrington of New Zealand, as well as Hungary’s Danuta Kozak.

Also on Wednesday, taekwondo moves forward with plenty of bouts.

WATCH LIVE: Taekwondo — 8 a.m. EDT

WATCH LIVE: Canoe-kayak — 8 a.m. EDT

Germany, Poland grab multiple medals on 4-gold day for canoe-kayak

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Germany, New Zealand, Hungary, and Spain scooped up gold medals on a busy morning of canoe-kayak at the Olympics in Rio.

Germany got off to a great start, taking gold in men’s canoe single 1000m and silver in women’s kayak double 500m.

The gold came through Sebastian Brendel’s sterling 3:56.92, about a1.5 seconds better than Brazilian silver medalist Isaquias Queiroz Dos Santos. Moldova’s Serghei Tarnovschi finished third.

WATCH: Full event replay

German duo Franziska Weber and Tina Dietze came within .05 from making it back-to-back event golds, but Hungary’s Gabriella Szabo and Danuta Kozak slid in front of them. Poland’s Karolina Naja and Beata Mikolajczyk join them on the podium.

An Olympic-best time of 39.864 led New Zealand’s Lisa Carrington to gold in women’s kayak single 200m in a fast race that had Poland’s Marta Walczykiewicz and Azerbaijan’s Inna Osipenko-Rodomska just behind.

The final race of the day saw Spain’s Marcus Walz beat Czech Republic kayaker Josef Dostal and Russia’s Roman Anoshkin for gold with a time of 3:31.447.

WATCH LIVE: USA’s Ryan, Wilimovsky in open water 10k; 4 golds in canoe-kayak

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American swimmers Sean Ryan and Jordan Wilimovsky hit the water for the grueling race that is the open water 10k.

Wilimovsky is expected to contend for a medal, and surely Ryan thinks he’s got a shot as well.

Let’s hope neither gets dunked.

Also starting at 8 a.m. EDT is canoe-kayak, with four gold medals being awarded on the day.

WATCH LIVE: Men’s open water 10k — 8 a.m. EDT

WATCH LIVE: Canoe-kayak — 8 a.m. EDT