Rio Olympics 2016: David Florence 10th as Denis Gargaud Chanut wins canoe slalom

France's Denis Gargaud Chanut won Olympic gold in the men's canoe slalom as Great Britain's David Florence finished 10th in Rio.

The Scot, 34, finished last with a time of 109.00 after an early mistake.

Gargaud Chanut won France's second gold of the Games with 94.17, while Slovak Matej Benus took silver and Japan's Takuya Haneda got the bronze.

Florence will compete again for a medal on Thursday in the men's C2 double with Richard Hounslow.

Florence became Great Britain's first Olympic slalom medallist with a C1 silver at Beijing 2008 but has never won gold at a Games.

"I'm most disappointed not to have put in a good run. I just didn't really get it right today," Florence said.

"I'm lucky that my Olympics isn't over just yet."

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