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David Florence and Richard Hounslow narrowly missed out on Britain's second canoe slalom gold in two days, winning silver in the C2 double at Rio 2016. Florence and Hounslow, both 34, were unable to improve on their second-place finish at London 2012.

Rio Olympics 2016: Great Britain win Olympic canoe slalom silver

David Florence and Richard Hounslow narrowly missed out on Britain's second canoe slalom gold in two days, winning silver in the C2 double at Rio 2016. Florence and Hounslow, both 34, were unable to improve on their second-place finish at London 2012.

Louisa Sawers, Angela Hannah, Rachel Cawthorn and Jess Walker of Great Britain compete in the women's kayak four 500m Sprint semi-final

In pictures: London 2012 on Day 10

Louisa Sawers, Angela Hannah, Rachel Cawthorn and Jess Walker of Great Britain compete in the women's kayak four 500m Sprint semi-final

Gold medallists Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie - Olympic golds for Britain in cycling, canoeing and shooting - 2 August 2012 - Great Britain won three gold medals and three silvers at the London Olympics to cap one of the country's greatest days in the history of the Games.

Olympic golds for Britain in cycling, canoeing and shooting

Gold medallists Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie - Olympic golds for Britain in cycling, canoeing and shooting - 2 August 2012 - Great Britain won three gold medals and three silvers at the London Olympics to cap one of the country's greatest days in the history of the Games.

London 2012 Olympics - David Florence : Great Britain & N. Ireland, Canoe Slalom

London 2012 Olympics - David Florence : Great Britain & N. Ireland, Canoe Slalom

Gold medalist Etienne Stott of Great Britain celebrate after the medal ceremony after the Men's Canoe Double (C2) Slalom final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre on August 2, 2012 in London, England. Great Britain won silver and Slovakia won bronze.

100 Iconic Photographs From London 2012

Gold medalist Etienne Stott of Great Britain celebrate after the medal ceremony after the Men's Canoe Double (C2) Slalom final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre on August 2, 2012 in London, England. Great Britain won silver and Slovakia won bronze.

Canoeing Joseph Clarke of Great Britain celebrates after winning gold in the Kayak (K1) Men’s Final on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Whitewater Stadium on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Canoeing Joseph Clarke of Great Britain celebrates after winning gold in the Kayak (K1) Men’s Final on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Whitewater Stadium on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rio 2016 gold medal winners: Day 5

Canoeing Joseph Clarke of Great Britain celebrates after winning gold in the Kayak (K1) Men’s Final on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Whitewater Stadium on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Canoeing Joseph Clarke of Great Britain celebrates after winning gold in the Kayak (K1) Men’s Final on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Whitewater Stadium on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

David Florence and Richard Hounslow of Great Britain celebrate winning silver during the men's Canoe Double (C2) Slalom on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre

David Florence and Richard Hounslow of Great Britain celebrate winning silver during the men's Canoe Double (C2) Slalom on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre

David Florence of Great Britain practises for the Canoe Single.  London Olympics 2012

David Florence of Great Britain practises for the Canoe Single. London Olympics 2012

David Florence (L) of Great Britain and his team mate Richard Hounslow compete in the mens's Canoe Double.#Olympics Olympics

David Florence (L) of Great Britain and his team mate Richard Hounslow compete in the mens's Canoe Double.#Olympics Olympics

Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott of Great Britain win gold in the men's canoe double on day 6. Britain also claimed silver - London 2012 Olympics

Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott of Great Britain win gold in the men's canoe double on day 6. Britain also claimed silver - London 2012 Olympics

Gold medallists Etienne Stott (2L) and Tim Baillie (R) of Great Britain celebrate with silver medalists David Florence (2R) and Richard Hounslow (3R) of Great Britain after the men's Canoe Double (C2) Slalom final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre

Gold medallists Etienne Stott (2L) and Tim Baillie (R) of Great Britain celebrate with silver medalists David Florence (2R) and Richard Hounslow (3R) of Great Britain after the men's Canoe Double (C2) Slalom final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre

David Florence of Great Britain and Richard Hounslow of Great Britain on their way to cross the finish line during the Men's Canoe Double (C2) Final on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympics at Whitewater Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

David Florence of Great Britain and Richard Hounslow of Great Britain on their way to cross the finish line during the Men's Canoe Double (C2) Final on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympics at Whitewater Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Gold medallists Etienne Stott (second left) and Tim Baillie (right) celebrate with silver medallists David Florence (second right) and Richard Hounslow (third right) of Great Britain after the men's canoe double (C2) slalom final

Gold medallists Etienne Stott (second left) and Tim Baillie (right) celebrate with silver medallists David Florence (second right) and Richard Hounslow (third right) of Great Britain after the men's canoe double (C2) slalom final

(L-R) Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie of Great Britain pose with their gold medals alongside silver medalists Richard Hounslow and David Florence of Great Britain during the medal ceremony after the men's Canoe Double (C2) Slalom final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre.

(L-R) Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie of Great Britain pose with their gold medals alongside silver medalists Richard Hounslow and David Florence of Great Britain during the medal ceremony after the men's Canoe Double (C2) Slalom final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre.

What a team: Silver medalists David Florence and Richard Hounslow celebrate with gold medalists Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott during the medal ceremony for men's canoe double

London 2012 Olympics: British golds

What a team: Silver medalists David Florence and Richard Hounslow celebrate with gold medalists Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott during the medal ceremony for men's canoe double

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