Monday 04 September 1995
Manchester's Paul Ratcliffe, the youngest British competitor, turned in a magnificent performance to finish fifth in the men's individual kayak event on the final day of the World Slalom Championships in Nottingham. Ratcliffe, 21, competing in his first senior world championships, was just 0.34sec from collecting the bronze medal. Brothers Andy and Ian Raspin were eighth and 27th respectively, while 1994 World Cup winner Shaun Pearce was 10th.
WORLD SLALOM CHAMPIONSHIPS (Nottingham, Saturday) Individual women's kayak: 1 L Simpson (GB) 140.81sec; 2 A Boixel (Fr) 142.32; 3 K Striepecke (Ger) 143.61; 4 R Crosbee (GB) 143.72; 14 H Corrie (GB) 155.19. Canadian doubles: 1 K Kolomanski and M Staniszewski (Pol) 138.61sec; 2 F Adisson and W Forgues (Fr) 139.09; 3 E Biau and B Daille (Fr) 140.25. (Yesterday) Men's individual kayak: 1 O Fix (Ger) 125.72sec; 2 S Shipley (US) 127.09; 3 J Prskavec (Cz Rep) 127.47. GB: 5 P Ratcliffe 127.81; 8 A Raspin 129.14; 10 S Pearce 129.42; 27 I Raspin 138.21.
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