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Eilidh Gibson

Eilidh Gibson

Slalom - Podium

Eilidh Gibson is a women’s C1 slalom canoeist and 2018 is her fifth year on the senior British team. 

In 2017 she was a member of the women's C1 Team winning gold at the European, World and U23 World Championships and also had her best individual result finishing 4th at the World Championships in Pau.

Eilidh is studying Biomedical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh. 


Date of Birth: 04/10/1995
Born: Manchester
Hometown: Kinross
Lives: Edinburgh
Occupation: Athlete / Student
Height / Weight: 1.73m / 61kg
Hobbies: Skiing


Class: Canoe Slalom - Women's C1
Paddling since: 2009
Club: Strathallan/CR CATS
Coach: Mark Delaney
Boat Manufacturer: Vajda Martikan MAX
Paddles Manufacturer: Vajda
Lottery Funding: UK Sport Podium Potential Programme


Year Olympic Games World Championships European Championships World Cups National/Other
2017 Pau:
C1 - 4th
C1 Team - 1st

U23 Bratislava:
C1 - 13th
C1 Team - 1st
C1 - 9th
C1 Team - 1st
WC Final La Seu:
C1 - 17th
2016 Not held in Olympic year Liptovsky:
C1- 4th,
C1 Team- 1st
WC1 Tacen:
C1 - 7th

WC2 La Seu:
C1 - 18th

WC4 Prague:
C1 - 15th

WC5 Tacen:
C1 - 5th
2015 Lee Valley:
C1- 5th,
C1 Team - 4th
C1 - 6th,
C1 Team - 3rd

Jnr & U23 Krakow:
C1 U23 - 5th
WC2 Krokow:
C1 - 8th

WC 3 Liptovsky:
C1 - 15th,
C1 Team - 2nd

WC 5 Pau:
C1 - 9th,
C1 Team - 2nd
2014 Deep Creek:
C1 - 12th,
C1 Team - 2nd

Jnr & U23 Penrith:
C1 - 6th,
C1 Team - 2nd
C1 - 5th,
C1 Team - 1st
WC 1 Lee Valley:
C1 - 2nd,
C1 Team - 1st

WC 3 Prague:
C1 - 9th,
C1 Team - 3rd

WC 4 Le Seu d'Urgell:
C1 - 15th

WC 5 Augsburg:
C1 - 19th,
C1 Team - 1st
2013 Jnr & U23 Liptovsky:
C1 Jun - 17th, C1 Jun Team - 3rd
Jnr & U23 France:
C1 Jun - 9th
WC 5 Bratislava:
C1 - 11th
2012 Jnr & U23 Wausau:
C1 Jnr - 11th, C1 U23 Team - 3rd
Jnr & U23 Solkan:
C1 Jnr - 7th, C1 U23 Team - 3rd