French whitewater challenges Matej

Published 19.6.2016
French whitewater challenges Matej

Matej Beňuš mastered the qualifications at he third World Cup race in Pau, France and made it to the semifinals from the second place with a time of 105,7 seconds (+0,08) and zero penalties. His semifinal run was perfect and he proceeded to the final from the first place with a a time of 98,26 seconds and zero penalties. However, the final run wasn’t quite as successful for Matej Beňuš as the previous ones. 

During his final run, after a touch at the gate number 11th, he acquired additional penalties and finished in 8th place with the time of 110,48 s (+10,05). However, the most important race will be in Rio at the Olympic Games and Matej will do his best there. After a short break in Bratislava with his family, he will travel again to train in Brazil.