Myriam Fox-Jerusalmi

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Myriam Fox-Jerusalmi
Medal record
Women's canoe slalom
Competitor for  France
Olympic Games
Bronze 1996 Atlanta K-1
World Championships
Gold 1983 Meran K-1 team
Gold 1985 Augsburg K-1 team
Gold 1989 Savage River K-1
Gold 1989 Savage River K-1 team
Gold 1991 Tacen K-1 team
Gold 1993 Mezzana K-1
Gold 1993 Mezzana K-1 team
Gold 1995 Nottingham K-1 team
Silver 1987 Bourg St.-Maurice K-1
Silver 1987 Bourg St.-Maurice K-1 team

Myriam Fox-Jerusalmi (born 24 October 1961, in Marseilles, Bouches-du-Rhône, France) is a French slalom canoer who competed from the late 1970s to the mid-1990s.[1]


Competing in two Summer Olympics, she won a bronze medal in the K-1 event in Atlanta in 1996.

Fox-Jerusalmi also won ten medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with eight golds (K-1: 1989, 1993; K-1 team: 1983, 1985, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995) and two silvers (K-1: 1987; K-1 team: 1987).

She won the overall World Cup title three consecutive times between 1989 and 1991.

Personal life[edit]

Fox-Jerusalmi's daughter Jessica Fox, competing at the 2012 Olympics

Her husband, Richard, competed for Great Britain in slalom canoeing, and later coached Australia in the same event. Fox-Jerusalmi's husband is also an executive officer in the International Canoe Federation. Their daughter, Jessica won gold in the girls' K-1 slalom event at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics in Singapore. Competing for Australia in the 2012 Olympics, she won the K1 slalom silver medal.[2]

She is Jewish.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Myriam Jerusalmi-Fox Biography and Olympic Results | Olympics at". 24 October 1961. Retrieved 1 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Martyn Herman (2 August 2012). "Fearless Fox rises from depths to win silver". Reuters. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Paul Taylor. Jews and the Olympic Games: The Clash Between Sport and Politics : with a .... Retrieved 7 April 2014. 

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