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Brabants included in Olympic canoe squad

Tim Brabants won two medals at the Beijing Olympics. Credit: AP Photo/Tim Hales

Tim Brabants from Teddington has been named in the the British canoe sprint squad for the Olympics. The 35 year-old won a gold and a bronze at the last games in 2008 and will compete in the men's K1 1000m category.

Also in the squad is Londoner Richard Jefferies along with Rachel Cawthorn and Liam Heath from Guildford.**