New Plymouth's Adam Fraser finished 26th in the elite men's race at the world marathon kayaking championships in Rome, Italy, at the weekend.
Fraser finished the gruelling 30km event in 2hr 25min 47sec, three spots ahead of Wellington's Glen Muirhead who finished in 2:30.32.
A day later, Fraser combined with New Plymouth's Paul Randall in the elite men's K2 30km race but the pair pulled out after the first lap. Earlier, New Plymouth's Andrea Bunn won gold in the masters women's 35 to 44 years K1 25km race.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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