Joe Clarke of Great Britain in action during the men’s kayak (K1) semi-final race. The 23 year old would go on to win the gold in the final.

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Joe Clarke of Great Britain in action during the men’s kayak (K1) semi-final race. The 23 year old would go on to win the gold in the final.

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Great Britain's Joe Clarke produced a stunning final run to snatch gold in the kayak K1 at the Rio Olympics.  The 23-year-old British number one from Staffordshire qualified third fastest for the final but posted a time of 88.53 seconds to take first place.

Rio Olympics 2016: Briton Joe Clarke wins gold in the kayak K1

Great Britain's Joe Clarke produced a stunning final run to snatch gold in the kayak K1 at the Rio Olympics. The 23-year-old British number one from Staffordshire qualified third fastest for the final but posted a time of 88.53 seconds to take first place.

Great Britain's Joe Clarke splashes the water in celebration after he won gold in the men's single kayak

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Great Britain's Joe Clarke splashes the water in celebration after he won gold in the men's single kayak

An amazing performance by Joe Clarke in K1 kayaking takes the gold medal. 10th August 2016

An amazing performance by Joe Clarke in K1 kayaking takes the gold medal. 10th August 2016

Heartily congratulations to Kayaker #Joe #Clarke for making Britain proud in #Rio #Olympics2016

Heartily congratulations to Kayaker #Joe #Clarke for making Britain proud in #Rio #Olympics2016

Britain's Joe Clarke strikes gold in K1 slalom canoeing

Britain's Joe Clarke strikes gold in K1 slalom canoeing

Joe Clarke is going with the rest of Team GB to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

Joe Clarke is going with the rest of Team GB to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

Reuters / Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Britain's Joe Clarke in action during the Canoe Slalom race simulation. Action Images via Reuters / John Sibley Livepic

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Reuters / Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Britain's Joe Clarke in action during the Canoe Slalom race simulation. Action Images via Reuters / John Sibley Livepic

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