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
Brace of Golds for Brits on Final Day of Canoe Slalom World Cup 3
Mallory Franklin and Kimberley Woods ensured British Canoeing finished the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 3 in Ljubljana-Tacen on a high as they both won gold on the final day of competition.
Three A Finals Conclude racing at Jun and U23 Canoe Sprint European Championships
Philip Miles (Royal Leamington Spa), Emma Russell (Chelmsford) and Kristina Armstrong of Linlithgow led the charge in their respective A finals to conclude an excellent weekend of racing at the Junior and U23 European Canoe Sprint Championships in Belgrade.
Silver for Mallory Franklin at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup in Tacen
Olympian Mallory Franklin stormed to silver on day two of the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup in Ljubljana-Tacan.
Kristina Armstrong secures a place in final of the ECA Junior & U23 European Canoe Sprint Champs
Philip Miles and Kristina Armstrong tactically battled their way to success on day three of the Junior and U23 European Canoe Sprint Championships in Belgrade.