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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Junior and U23 team put on strong showing in World Championship finals
Five athletes all put on a strong showing in finals on day five of the Junior and U23 World Championships in Krakow, Poland.
Four British Boats take on slalom Junior and U23 World Championship Finals
Four British boats made the finals of the 2019 ICF Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom World Championships in Krakow, Poland, with two U23 K1 women’s boats and two junior C1 men’s boats vying for those medals.
Full House of British Juniors through to World Championship semi-finals
All 12 junior boats made it through to the semi-finals on day three of 2019 ICF Junior and U23 canoe slalom World Championships in Krakow, Poland, backing up the success of the team events earlier in the competition.
10 U23 Boats Through to World Championship semis
Building on the success of the team events, the U23 squad delivered some excellent results in the individual racing to qualify ten boats to Friday and Saturday’s semi-finals.