British Canoeing is dedicated to supporting the most talented athletes in the Olympic disciplines of Canoe Slalom and Extreme Canoe Slalom, Canoe Sprint Racing and Paracanoe to win medals at the highest level. Here is everything you want to know about the athletes, coaches and staff working towards Olympic and Paralympic success.
Rio 2016 was our most successful Olympic Games winning 2 Gold and 2 Silver medals across the Slalom and Sprint disciplines. It was also the first time that Paracanoe had been included in the Paralympic Games and we achieved a fantastic 5 medals (3 Gold and 2 Bronze) from the 6 events available. The Tokyo cycle saw us win a fantastic 2 medals in Olympic events and 7 at the Paralympics, topping the medal table and solidifying our position a the number 1 Paracanoe nation. As we head into the Paris cycle, our aim is to improve our athlete performances within Olympic events and to develop our younger athletes to Paris and beyond. In the Paralympics our aim is to maintain our position as World leading.
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Olympic & Paralympic News
British Canoeing offer new Sporting Wellness service
British Canoeing is pleased to offer a new service through mental health and wellbeing charity, Sporting Wellness, which is accessible for aged 16 and over on a GB junior, U23 and senior team or part of a National Association development programme.
Hope Gordon shortlisted for Scottish Women in Sport award
2023 World Champion Hope Gordon is up for Scottish Women in Sport's Para Athlete of the Year award after another impressive year in the sport.
Greta Roeser shortlisted for SportsAid 2023 One-to-Watch Award
Junior World Champion Greta Roeser has been shortlisted for SportsAid’s 2023 One-to-Award after a fantastic international season in both canoe sprint and canoe marathon.
ICF publish provisional “Upper Limb Illustrated Guide to Classification” document
The ICF last week published the provisional 'Upper Limb Illustrated Guide to Classification' document, which is to be used at national level to expand national paracanoe activities to include upper limb impairments.