08/02/2012 11:47 EDT | Updated 10/02/2012 05:12 EDT

Emilie Fer of France wins Olympic gold medal in women's kayak slalom

WALTHAM CROSS, England - Emilie Fer of France has won the Olympic gold medal in women's kayak slalom.

Fer, who placed seventh at the Beijing Games four years ago, finished in 105.90 seconds on Thursday. Australia's Jessica Fox — the daughter of five-time world champion Richard Fox — took silver. Spain's Maialen Chourraut won bronze.

No. 1-ranked Jana Dukatova of Slovakia finished sixth.