Tomicevic, Zoric take Olympic silver in Rio

Serbia's Marko Tomicevic and Milenko Zoric celebrate their silver medal after the men's kayak double 1000m final during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt York)

RIO DE JANEIRO – Serbian kayakers Marko Tomicevic and Milenko Zoric have won the silver medal in the men’s K2 1000m event at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after finishing second in Thursday’s A final.

They completed the race in 3:10.969, behind Max Rendschmidt and Marcus Gross of Germany (3:10.781) and ahead of the Australian duo of Ken Wallace and Lachlan Tame (3:12.593).

Tomicevic and Zoric’s medal is the fourth for Serbia at the Rio Olympics.