Canoe Slalom World Championships: David Florence wins C1 gold

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Florence wins canoe slalom world title

David Florence becomes Britain's first individual world champion in canoe slalom since 1995, winning the men's C1 in Prague, Czech Republic.

The Scot, 31, produced a time of 102.53 seconds to beat Slovakia's Alexander Slafkovsky (103.36) and Slovenia's Benjamin Savsek (105.79).

The double Olympic medallist won despite incurring a two-second penalty for hitting a gate early on.

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