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Chelsey Dixon

Chelsey Dixon

Paracanoe - Podium Potential

In 2018 Chelsey competed in her first World Championships and came 9th in the close fought K1 KL3 200m race. Chelsey was identified by a  British Canoeing Talent Identification process and earned a place on the Podium Potential Programme in 2017.  She competes in the KL3 and VL3 events

Chelsey's interest in to kayaking was started when she was younger by contact through a charity called Climbing Out, set up by Kelda Wood a previous British Canoeing Programme athlete. 

Profile

Date of Birth: 1996
Lives: Staffordshire
Occupation: Student at University of Derby studying Biomedical Health
Height / Weight: 1.88m / 75.6kg

Discipline

Class: K1 200m KL3 & V1 200m VL3
Paddling since: December 2016
Coach: Matt Lawrence
Lottery Funding: UK Sport Podium Potential Programme

Results

Year Olympic Games World Championships European Championships World Cups National/Other
2018 Montemor-o-Velho:
KL3 200m - 9th