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Olympic & Paralympic

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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