Britain's most talented young canoe sprint athletes will take to the water in Pitesti, Romania, this week for the 2019 ICF junior and U23 world championships.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Paracanoe will be amongst a further five sports that will be broadcast live from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, bringing the total number to a record 21 disciplines from 19 sports.
With just over a year to go until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Liam Heath recently welcomed a group of schoolchildren from Motomiya, Japan as part of a partnership with the British Olympic Association.
Five athletes all put on a strong showing in finals on day five of the Junior and U23 World Championships in Krakow, Poland.
Four British boats made the finals of the 2019 ICF Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom World Championships in Krakow, Poland, with two U23 K1 women’s boats and two junior C1 men’s boats vying for those medals.
All 12 junior boats made it through to the semi-finals on day three of 2019 ICF Junior and U23 canoe slalom World Championships in Krakow, Poland, backing up the success of the team events earlier in the competition.
Building on the success of the team events, the U23 squad delivered some excellent results in the individual racing to qualify ten boats to Friday and Saturday’s semi-finals.
Britain are off to a flyer after they came away with three team medals on day one of the 2019 ICF Junior and U23 World Championships in Krakow, Poland, including a fantastic gold for the K1 junior men.
Following on from the ECA Junior and U23 European Championships in Liptovsky, Slovenia earlier this month, the slalom team move onto Krakow in Poland as they look compete against the best young athletes at the 2019 ICF Junior and U23 World Championships.
Daniel Atkins has claimed the gold medal in the K1 Junior Men 200m at the 2019 ECA Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint European Championships in Račice.
Philip Miles has won a stunning silver medal in the K1 Junior Men 1000m on day 3 at the 2019 ECA Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint European Championships in Račice.