Kayaker Stepanka Hilgertova wins opening World Cup race in Athens

28-05-2006

Czech kayaker Stepanka Hilgertova has won the opening slalom race on the World Cup circuit. The race was held on the Olympic course in Athens. The 38-year-old racer defeated Slovak kayaker Gabriela Stacherova for the top medal,while another Czech racer, Irena Pavelkova, came third.