Posted: Thursday August 2, 2012 11:40 AM

Fer of France takes Olympic gold in kayak slalom

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WALTHAM CROSS, England (AP) - Emilie Fer of France won the gold medal in the kayak slalom Thursday at the London Games.

Fer, seventh at the 2008 Beijing Games, finished in 105.90 seconds. Australia's Jessica Fox, daughter of five-time world champion Richard Fox, took the silver, and Spain's Maialen Chourraut won bronze.

Slovakian Jana Dukatova, ranked first in the world, was sixth.

 
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