Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 6/14/12
A reigning Olympic champion and a kayaker nicknamed ''Usain Bolt on Water'' are two of the nine athletes selected in Britain's canoe sprint squad for the London Games. The 35-year-old Tim Brabants will defend his K-1 title in the 1,000 meters at Dorney Lake when he competes in his fourth Olympics. Ed McKeever will be one of the favorites in the 200 - a new distance on the Olympic program - and he has been linked to the Jamaican world-record holder after last year recording the quickest time in the K-1 200 since electronic timing began a decade ago. Liam Heath and Jonathan Schofield are the host nation's other medal hopes after they won silver at the 2011 world championships in the 200 in the men's K-2.
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