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
Eligible paracanoe athletes announced
In line with the 2019 Paracanoe Selection Policy, all paracanoe athletes who would like to put themselves in contention for international selection for the season must achieve the relevant qualification time. Athletes who have yet to achieve the this have a final opportunity at the March regatta to do so.
British Canoeing announce Jaffa as principal partner for international slalom events
British Canoeing has today announced that leading fruit brand Jaffa has been appointed as the Principal Partner for the 2019 ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup and 2020 ECA Canoe Slalom European Championships.
International selection policies announced
The international selection policies for the upcoming season for Canoe Slalom, Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe are now live!
Pre-Olympic and Paralympic Training Venues Confirmed
Earlier this year British Canoeing formally agreed a partnership with the Japanese Canoe Federation to confirm the pre-games training venue for canoe sprint and paracanoe.