MCHENRY, Md. (AP) — Canoeist Fabien Lefevre is America’s first gold medalist in a world whitewater slalom event in 12 years.
The 32-year-old former French paddler won in the men’s single canoe event Saturday at the International Canoe Federation world slalom championships in McHenry, near Deep Creek Lake. This is his second season on the U.S. team. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland.READ MORE: Protests Continued In Maryland Saturday Over A SCOTUS Decision To Overturn Roe V. Wade
The last American team member to win gold in a world championship whitewater slalom event was kayaker Rebecca Giddens in 2002.
Jessica Fox of Australia won in women’s single canoe Saturday and women’s single kayak on Sunday.READ MORE: Man Found Dead Near His Walker On Anne Arundel County Roadway Saturday, Police Say
Boris Neveu of France won in men’s single kayak Saturday.
The Slovakian team of Luka Bozic and Saso Taljat won the men’s double canoe event on Sunday.MORE NEWS: Man Shot In Joppatowne Saturday, Sheriff's Office Says
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