Members of Great Britain’s sprint and paracanoe teams enjoyed success over the last weekend (12-15 September) on the newly opened Sea Forest Waterway venue to compete at the test event in Tokyo ahead of the 2020 Games next year.
Britain’s best up and coming sprint athletes put in some encouraging performances over the weekend as they competed in the 2019 Olympic Hopes Sprint regatta in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Birthday girl Kimberley Woods won a fantastic C1 silver medal in what was a narrow competition on the third and final day of the World Cup Final in Prague, Czech Republic.
There were five GB boats in World Cup Final semi finals and finals action today.
Quality paddling across the GB senior squad saw 11 boats go through to semi finals.
The International Canoe Federation has confirmed that Great Britain has qualified seven quota places for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games following the ICF World Championships in Szeged, Hungary last week.
Held over two days at the regatta lake, the first national champions to be crowned over the weekend were Rupert Tideswell (Cambridge) and Hannah Toovey (Linlithgow) after winning the K1 Boys and Girls under 12 500m races.
GB team ends on a high as Etienne Chappell wins second World Cup gold.
Five British boats were in semi final action today.
With lots of up and coming young paddlers in the team, eight GB boats progressed to the semi finals over the weekend.
The International Canoe Federation has today announced the first round of boat quota places confirmed for the Canoe Sprint at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games following the first selection event at the World Championships last week.