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Jessica Fox wins K1 title after C1 loss at world slalom championships, Amanda Lulham, Swoop

AUSTRALIAN paddler Jessica Fox’s choice to go on the assault has helped wipe away the reminiscence of 1 her most disappointing days on the water by delivering her one other world title.

Shattered at the loss of her C1 crown only a day earlier after a penalty marred race, Fox on Sunday paddled to victory within the K1 at the world slalom championship in Pau, France.

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The Penrith paddler and two-time Olympic medallist solely simply made it to the ultimate of the K1 after ending in 19th place.

Once there she produced her greatest with an untouchable 97.14 – an unbelievable 4 seconds forward of her nearest rival within the last.

“This one is really special,” stated Fox, who received two groups medals at the beginning of the championships.

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“Yesterday was actually disappointing and exhausting and draining, and I knew I needed to come again as we speak with a recent begin and try to make that last.

“Sometimes in coaching I’m capable of do issues to rival the blokes, however then in racing I’m too secure.

“Today I’m actually pleased with that race as a result of I really feel like I attacked it the way in which I wished to.”

Slovakia’s Jana Dukatova completed second in 101.76 with 2017’ World Cup winner Ricarda Funk from Germany third in 102.62.

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Fox received each the C1 and K1 world title in 2014 however says her efficiency in Pau continues to be a particular one.

“2014 in my mind is my best ever performance, winning the K1 and the C1,” she stated.

“After the Olympics (in Rio) I used to be actually happy and proud to win the bronze however I used to be slightly bit pissed off.

“So to return again this 12 months to Pau, to ship a extremely candy run after some disappointments right here previously few years, it’s actually superior. I’m simply so joyful proper now.”

Teammate Ros Lawrence completed seventh in the identical occasion.

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