Tokyo Olympics: British duo Deborah Kerr and Emily Lewis take on kayak quarterfinals

British couple Deborah Kerr and Emily Lewis will go head-to-head after they both reach the same quarterfinals in the kayak sprint singles

British pair Deborah Kerr and Emily Lewis face each other in the kayak singles quarterfinals at the Tokyo Olympics.

The duo will compete in the women’s K1 200m canoe sprint event in the Japanese capital.

Kerr was third and Lewis fourth in their heats and missed the top two places which automatically qualified them for the semi-finals.

Deborah Kerr (pictured) has qualified for the quarter-finals of the kayak singles at the Tokyo Games

Deborah Kerr (pictured) has qualified for the quarter-finals of the kayak singles at the Tokyo Games

She will face Emily Lewis (pictured) in the same quarter-final on Monday at 4.14pm BST

She will face Emily Lewis (pictured) in the same quarter-final on Monday at 4.14pm BST

She will face Emily Lewis (pictured) in the same quarter-final on Monday at 4.14pm BST

However, they will have one more chance to qualify, although they will face the same quarter-final, which will take place at 4:14 a.m. BST.

Motherwell’s Kerr and Lewis – on her Olympic debut – will both be eager to make progress.

Elsewhere, New Zealand’s Lisa Carrington triumphed in her heat and goes straight to the semi-finals.

More to follow.

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