Thursday, August 21, 2008

Anne-Caroline Chausson Takes Gold at First-Ever Olympic BMX

Anne-Caroline Chausson continued her reign of the Olympic BMX track in the women's Final tonight to take home the gold for France. She adds the Olympic gold to her multiple World Championship wins in downhill, mountaincross, and dual slalom, including downhill wins each year from 1996 through 2003 and then again in 2005. France landed a 1-2 sweep tonight, with Laetitia le Corguille taking home the silver. The USA's Jill Kintner scored the bronze.

These results came from the NBC Olympic site.

RankBike No.CountryNameResult
G 2FRACHAUSSON Anne-Caroline35.976
S 22FRAle CORGUILLE Laetitia38.042
B 33USAKINTNER Jill38.674
4 96NZLWALKER Sarah38.805
5 144ARGDIAZ Gabriela39.747
6 55AUSCALLISTO Nicole1:19.609
8 1GBRREADE ShanazeREL & 1:46.543

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