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Deborah Kerr

Deborah Kerr

Sprint - Podium Potential

Deborah is a women's Sprint kayaker and in 2018 she competed in the K4 500m race at World Cup 1 in Szeged finishing 7th in a hotly contested race. The K4 500m boat also has another 7th place at World Cup 2 in Duisberg. Deborah also competed in the K2 500m race in Duisberg, finishing 15th overall.

2017 Deborah competed in the women's K2 and K4 500m classes. She had her best result at World Cup 1 in Montemor-O-Veho with a 5th place in the K2 500m. World Cup 2 in Szeged, Hungary, followed with a 6th place in the K2 500m. The World Championships in Racice saw her take 9th place with her team-mates in the K4 500m showing a strong finish in a year with great results.

Deborah is studying for a Sports Science degree at Manchester Metropolitan University and began paddling in 2008.

Profile

Date of Birth: 1997
Born: Carluke
Hometown: Motherwell
Lives: Nottingham
Occupation: Athlete
Height / Weight: 1.74m / 72kg
Hobbies: Watching films

Discipline

Class: Canoe Sprint
Paddling since: 2008
Club: Strathclyde
Coach: Kristina Medovcikova
Boat Manufacturer: Nelo Quattro ML
Paddles Manufacturer: Braca
Lottery Funding: UK Sport Podium Potential Programme

Results

Year Olympic Games World Championships European Championships World Cups National/Other
2019 Szeged:
K4 500m - 13th
WC1 Poznan:
K4 500m - 14th

WC2 Duisburg:
K4 500m - 16th
2018 WC1 Szeged:
K4 500m - 7th

WC2 Duisburg:
K4 500m - 7th
K2 500m - 15th
2017 Racice:
K4 500m - 9th
U23 Belgrade:
K2 1000m - 6th
WC 1 Montemor-O-Velho:
K1 500m - 6th
K4 500m - 5th

WC 2 Szeged:
K2 500m - 6th
2016 Jnr & U23 Minsk:
K2 500m- 15th
WC1 Duisberg:
K1 200m - 5th
K1 500m - 7th
2015 Jnr & U23 Portugal:
K1 Jun 200m – 3rd,
K1 Jun 500m – 3rd
2014 Jnr & U23 Szeged:
K2 Jun 200m – 9th
Jnr & U23 France:
K1 Jun 200m – 7th,
K2 Jun 500m – 8th
2013 Jnr & U23 Poznan:
K4 Jun 500m – 6th