Olympic Medal: M K1 Slalom

Aug. 12, 2008 at 6:11 AM

BEIJING, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Alexander Grimm of Germany won the Olympic gold medal Tuesday in the single kayak slalom.

Fabien Lefevre of France took the silver and Benjamin Boukpeti of Togo received the bronze.

Boukpeti won the first Olympic medal ever for Togo. He came close to doing so four years ago when he reached the semifinals in the slalom.

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