Gold-winner's dad is pleased as punch

Etienne's dad delighted at son's medal win
Etienne's dad delighted at son's medal win Credit: Lauren Carter, ITV Anglia

Mike Stott, the father of Olympic canoeist Etienne, says he is "the proudest dad in the world" after his son won gold in the two-man slalom.

He said: "I think it's great for Bedford - we're good at water sports, we've just proved it!"

Etienne and team mate Tim Baillie powered their way to Olympic gold, beating fellow Brits David Florence and Richard Hounslow into Silver.

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