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Hannah Brown

Hannah Brown

Sprint - Podium Potential

Hannah Brown is a women’s sprint kayaker and is a member of the 2018 British senior team. Her best results in 2018 were two 7th places; 1 in the K4 500m race at World Cup 1 in Szeged and the 2nd in World Cup 2 K4 500m race in Duisberg.

Hannah was a 2012 Olympic Ambition programme athlete. She previously competed in Wild Water Racing winning multiple World Championships and European and World Cup medals.

Hannah has a degree in Marine Biology from Southampton University and works as an Insights Manager


Born: Aylesbury
Hometown: Bradford-on-Avon
Lives: Maidenhead, Berkshire
Occupation: Athlete
Height / Weight: 1.66m / 63kg
Hobbies: Likes driving old cars that break down lots!


Class: Canoe Sprint – K1 200m K2 500m
Paddling since: 2003
Club: Bradford-on-Avon
Coach: Robert Sleeth
Boat Manufacturer: Nelo Quattro
Paddles Manufacturer: Epic
Lottery Funding: UK Sport Podium Potential Programme


Year Olympic Games World Championships European Championships World Cups National/Other
2018 WC1 Szeged:
K4 500m - 7th

WC2 Duisburg:
K4 500m - 7th
2017 Racice:
K2 200m - 3rd
K2 200m - 4th
K2 500m - 15th
2015 Milan:
K2 200m – 4th
WC 1 Portugal:
K1 500m – 17th, K1 200m – 16th
WC 3 Copenhagen:
K1 200m – 7th
2014 Moscow:
K1 200m – 21st, K1 200m Relay – 5th
K1 200m – 12th
WC 2 Racice:
K1 200m – 15th
WC 3 Szeged:
K1 200m – 17th
2013 Duisburg:
K2 500m – 15th, K2 200m – 7th
WC 1 Szeged:
K1 200m – 11th, K2 500m – 13th
2012 Jnr & U23 Portugal:
K1 U23 200m – 9th
2011 Jnr & U23 Zargreb:
K1 U23 200m – 9th
WC 3 Duisburg:
K1 200m – 23rd