Kimberley Woods, Mallory Franklin and Eilidh Gibson effectively defended their European identify previous this yr
Canoe World Slalom Championships
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Great Britain gained a gold and silver medal at the opening day of the Canoe Slalom World Championships in Pau.
The girls’s trio of Kimberley Woods, Mallory Franklin and Eilidh Gibson added the arena C1 crew identify to their European crown.
They completed 1.65 seconds forward of Australia, with Czech Republic in 3rd at the development in France.
David Florence, Ryan Westley and Adam Burgess completed 2nd within the males’s match in debatable cases.
The British crew have been dropped to 3rd place after the Slovenian crew protested over an alleged penalty on gate seven.
However, a counter protest via various countries ultimately resulted in the verdict being reversed and the silver medal went to Britain, with Slovakia taking gold and France profitable bronze.
The particular person occasions get started on Thursday with the ladies’s C1 and males’s K1 heats, beginning at 08:15 BST.