British Canoeing is dedicated to supporting the most talented athletes in the Olympic disciplines of 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 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. As we go into the Tokyo cycle we aim to improve on these performances for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
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Full House of British Juniors through to World Championship semi-finals
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.
10 U23 Boats Through to World Championship semis
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.
Gold and Two Bronze Get Britain Off to a Flyer at Slalom Junior & U23 World Championships
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.
Junior and U23 slalom athletes preparing to take on World Championships
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.