European Games 2015: Ed McKeever ready for canoe final

Ed McKeever
Olympic champion Ed McKeever will race for gold from lane five

Olympic champion Ed McKeever says he has "more to give" after easing into Tuesday's K1 200m final at the European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The 31-year-old Briton will race for gold from lane five at 11:10 BST.

Team-mate Rachel Cawthorn is also a medal contender and competes in the K1 500m final at 07:06 BST.

Gymnasts Brinn Bevan and Kelly Simm qualified for apparatus finals as Great Britain came eighth in the both the men and women's team final.

Bevan and Simm made the all-around finals with Bevan also making the pommel final and Simm qualifying for the vault final.

Georgina Hockenhull booked her place in the beam final after finishing sixth.

Great Britain's women's water polo team recorded their first win of the Games, beating Israel 13-9 after group-stage defeats by Greece, Germany and Netherlands.

The synchronised swimming team finished ninth in the final, improving on their score in the preliminaries to register a mark of 144.6049, but finishing well off the victorious Russians.

Yana Rattigan, who became the first British woman to win a European Championships wrestling medal in Baku in 2010, was beaten 4-1 by Ukraine's Oleksandra Kogut in the first round of the 48kg category on her return.

British rising stars Charlie Maddock and Max Carter will battle for honours in their respective -49kg and -58kg divisions as the taekwondo events get under way on Tuesday.

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