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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Sprint Racing Committee 2018 ACM – 13 October
The Sprint Racing Committee 2018 ACM will take place at Wey Kayak Club, it will take place at the Guildford Waterside Centre, Riverside, Guildford GU1 1LW on Saturday 13 October.
Setchell wins Gold on international debut after racing the final twice
Nikita Setchell became European K1W Junior Champion on her international debut whilts Great Britain qualified an athlete for all four finals at the Canoe Slalom Junior and U23 European Championships in Bratislava.
Chappell gets close to the podium in Bratislava
Etienne Chappell came close to winning his first international medal whilst Daisy Cooil exceeded her own expectations on day three of the Canoe Slalom Junior and U23 European Championships.
First medals for GB in the team event as a further nine athletes qualify for semi finals
Great Britain win two medals and qualify a further nine boats for semi finals at the Canoe Slalom Junior and U23 European Championships.