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Charlotte Henshaw

Charlotte Henshaw

Paracanoe - Podium Potential

2018 is Charlotte's second season in canoeing having transferred from Para-Swimming after the Rio 2016 Paralympics and she has achieved a podium in every race she started in internationally. After World Cup 1 and the European Championships' silver medals earlier in 2018, Charlotte went on to become the K1 KL2 200m World Champion and also took bronze in the V1 VL3 200m class.

In 2017 Charlotte won silver at the European Championships  in the K1 KL2 200m and was a finalist in the VL3 at  the 2017 World Championships in Racice, Czech Republic.


Date of Birth: 16-01-1987
Lives: Nottingham
Occupation: Full time athlete
Height / Weight: 1.65m / 60.8kg


Class: K1 200m KL2 & V1 200m VL3
Paddling since: 2017
Club: Independent
Coach: Colin Radmore
Lottery Funding: UK Sport Podium Potential Programme


Year Olympic Games World Championships European Championships World Cups National/Other
2018 Montemor O Velho:
KL2 200m - 1st
VL3 200m - 3rd
KL2 200m - 2nd
WC1 Szeged:
KL2 200m - 2nd
2017 Racice:
VL2 200m - 8th
KL2 200m - 2nd