Australia’s Jessica Fox made Olympic historical past as the primary gold medalist in ladies’s canoe slalom on the Tokyo Video games
TOKYO — Australia’s Jessica Fox made Olympic historical past Thursday as the primary gold medalist in ladies’s canoe slalom on the Tokyo Video games.
Fox made the final run of the ultimate and crushed it, beating rival and silver medalist Mallory Franklin of Britain with a profitable run of 105.04 seconds via the rapids of the Kasai Canoe Slalom Middle.
And it was a clear run with out the errors and penalty seconds that prevented her from profitable gold within the kayak slalom two days earlier when she gained bronze.
The ladies’s canoe slalom is considered one of 18 new occasions launched to the Olympics this 12 months in a push for gender fairness. It changed the boys’s double canoe slalom.
Andrea Herzog of Germany gained the bronze medal.
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