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
Junior & U23 Sprint Squad Selected For European Championships
Ahead of the Junior and U23 Sprint European Championships coming up in Belgrade, Serbia; British Canoeing has announced the squad set to compete at the Championships which begin on Thursday this week.
Eilidh Gibson welcomes gender equity and encourages more girls to take part in sport
With it being Women’s Sport Week, British Canoeing caught up with slalom canoeist Eilidh Gibson on the recent developments in the sport, which will see the women’s C1 discipline being added to the Olympic Programme for Tokyo 2020.
Girl power in Prague as Woods claims K1 silver
Woods claims second World Cup Medal with silver in K1.
European Champion Woods adds World Cup gold to season’s tally
Gold for Woods Silver for Franklin on day two of the ICF Slalom World Cup in Prague