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Angela Hannah

Angela Hannah

Sprint - Podium Potential

Angela is a two time Olympian, competing in Rio 2016 where she came 15th in the K2 500m with crewmate Lani Belcher. Angela also competed in London 2012 in the K4 500m finishing 5th. 

Angela grew up in Zimbabwe with a Greek mother, Scottish father and two older sisters. She played international hockey for Zimbabwe, has a degree in Human Biology from Loughborough University and is a qualified Physical Trainer.


Date of Birth: 24-03-1986
Born: Harare, Zimbabwe
Hometown: Burnham, Buckinghamshire
Lives: Burnham, Buckinghamshire
Occupation: Massage therapist and Personal Trainer
Height / Weight: 1.74m / 71kg
Hobbies: Going out for coffee and cake, dog walking,


Class: Canoe Sprint - Women's K2 500m & K4 500m
Olympics: London 2012, Rio 2016
Paddling since: 2007
Club: Banbury
Coach: Kristina Medovcikova
Boat Manufacturer: Nelo Quattro
Paddles Manufacturer: Jantex
Lottery Funding: UK Sport Podium Potential Programme


Year Olympic Games World Championships European Championships World Cups National/Other
2017 Racice:
K2 200m - 3rd
K2 200m - 4th
K2 500m - 15th
2016 Rio:
K2 500m -15th
K2 200m - 7th, K2 500m - 8th
WC 2 Racice:
K1 200m- 12th, K2 500m- 9th
European Canoe Sprint 2nd round Olympic Qualifier- Duisburg:
K1 W 200
- 9th, K2 W 500- 3rd
2015 Milan:
K2 500m – 9th, K1 200m – 19th
K4 500m – 8th, K2 500m – 13th
WC 2 Duisberg:
K4 500m – 8th, K4 200m – 3rd, K2 200m – 1st
WC 3 Copenhagen:
K2 500m – 7th, K4 500m – 6th
2014 Moscow:
K4 500m – 7th, K2 200m – 5th, K1 200m Relay – 5th
K2 200m – 3rd
WC 2 Racice:
K4 500m – 4th, K2 200m – 7th, K2 500m – 8th
WC 3 Szeged:
K2 200m – 1st, K4 500m – 3rd, K2 500m – 7th
2013 Duisburg:
K4 500m - 10th
WC 1 Szeged:
K4 500m – 4th
WC 2 Racice:
K4 500m – 3rd
2012 London:
K4 500m - 5th
K4 500m - 4th
WC2 Duisburg:
K2 500m - 11th
2011 Szeged:
K1 1000m – 7th
K2 500m – 9th
WC 2 Racice:
K2 500m – 3rd
WC 3 Duisburg:
K2 500m – 4th
2010 Poznan:
K2 1000m – 7th, K2 500m – 16th
K4 500m - 5th
WC 3 Duisburg:
K4 500m – 5th
2009 Jnr & U23 Poznan:
K4 U23 500m – 6th