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Megan Hamer-Evans

Megan Hamer-Evans

Slalom - Academy

Megan is on her third year in Podium Potential programme for 2019 and had a great year in 2018 with a bronze medal in the Team K1 event at the Under 23 World Championships in Ivrea and, a silver medal in the K1 Team event at the Under 23 European Championships in Bratislava.

She competed in the 2017 Junior and U23 European Championships finishing 6th in the K1 Junior event and backed this up with 8th place in the K1 Junior event at the Junior & U23 World Championships in Bratislava.  She also reached her first World Cup semi-final at World Cup 4 in Ivrea.


Date of Birth: 1999
Born: Pontypridd
Hometown: Pentre, Wales
Lives: Pentre, Wales
Occupation: Student
Height / Weight: 1.69m / 75kg


Class: Canoe Slalom - Women's K1
Paddling since: 2012
Club: Seren Dwr
Coach: Geoff Forster
Boat Manufacturer: TJComposites
Paddles Manufacturer: TJComposites
Lottery Funding: UK Sport Podium Potential Programme


Year Olympic Games World Championships European Championships World Cups National/Other
2022 Ivrea:
U23 K1 - 19th
U23 K1 Team - 9th
K1 - 31st
K1 Team - SILVER
WC2 Krakow:
K1 48th
CSLX 9th

WC1 Prague:
2019 Krakow:
U23 K1 - 8th
U23 K1 Team - 7th
U23 K1 - 6th
U23 K1 Team - 8th
WC4 Markkleeberg: K1 - 24th
WC3 Tacen:
K1 - 24th
WC2 Bratislava
K1 - 25th
2018 Jnr & U23 Ivrea:
K1 U23 Team - 3rd
Jnr & U23 Bratislava:
K1 U23 Team - 2nd
2017 Jnr & U23 Bratislava:
K1 - 8th
K1 Team - 5th
Jnr & U23 Hohenlimburg:
K1 - 6th
K1 Team - 5th
WC4 Ivrea:
K1 - 27th