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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Olympic & Paralympic News
Paracanoe champion Emma Wiggs discusses ‘when injury strikes’ in new column
Speaking in her new column for Agility Magazine, Emma recalls the devastation and doubts caused by the injury, and charts her comeback ahead of this year’s World Championships in Hungary.
Final team announced for Canoe Sprint World Championships
The team selected to represent Great Britain at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships has now been confirmed.
Three A Finals conclude Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships
The British paddlers rounded off a positive Junior and U23 World Championships campaign with another three A Finals on the last day of competition in Pitesti, Romania.
Reading’s Daniel Atkins Crowned World Junior Champion
Great Britain has a new canoe sprint world champion after Reading Canoe Club’s Dan Atkins powered his way to gold on day three of the ICF Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint World Championship in Pitesti, Romania.