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Portugal's Fernando Pimenta competes in the Men's Kayak Single (K1) 1000m semi-final at the Lagoa Stadium during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 15, 2016. / AFP / Damien MEYER (Photo credit should read DAMIEN MEYER/AFP via Getty Images)

Portugal's Fernando Pimenta competes in the Men's Kayak Single (K1) 1000m semi-final at the Lagoa Stadium during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 15, 2016. / AFP / Damien MEYER        (Photo credit should read DAMIEN MEYER/AFP via Getty Images)