Review needed to determine men's race winner

Updated: August 18, 2004, 10:28 AM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- If not for two seconds, Michal Martikan would have reclaimed his Olympic title from Tony Estanguet.

Estanguet won the gold medal Wednesday in the canoeing single slalom after a post-race review gave Martikan of Slovakia a two-second penalty, making the total time for the 1996 Atlanta Games champion 189.28 seconds.

France's Estanguet finished in 189.16, giving him his second consecutive gold medal in the event.

Later, American Rebecca Giddens won ...

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