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
Canoe Sprint & Paracanoe International Panel Statement – 9 April 2021
The Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe IP statement follows the previous statements of 12th February and 30th March 2021 and provides very important updates to the policy published in December 2020.
Emma Wiggs joins Women’s Sport Trust’s ‘Unlocked’ programme
Paralympic Champion Emma Wiggs MBE has joined the charity programme ‘Unlocked’, set up by the Women’s Sport Trust to tackle the lack of diversity across sport.
Canoe Slalom International Panel Statement – 6 April 2021
The Canoe Slalom International Panel has released a further update which aims to provide a further update following the recent updates from Home Nation Governments and the trajectory of Covid-19 cases.
Important Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe IP Statement - 30 March 2021
The Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe International Panel have released a significant update with regards to the upcoming regatta and corresponding events.