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No medals for U.S.

Updated: August 26, 2004, 7:43 AM ET
Associated Press

SCHINIAS, Greece -- With a last desperate stroke that rocked his boat so hard he fell into the water, Frenchman Babak Amir Tahmasseb edged U.S. kayaker Rami Zur at the finish line Thursday and ended the American team's best hope for a medal.

Zur's fourth-place finish in his 500-meter single kayak race -- he needed a top three to advance -- was the most dramatic and most frustrating moment for the American team, which failed to get a boat in the finals.

Zur was second at 250 ...

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