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Peter Linksted

Peter Linksted

Slalom - Academy

Peter Linksted had an excellent 2021 season after making the senior team for the first time in the men's C1. 

He had a brilliant result at the 2018 Junior European Championships in Bratislava finishing 4th in the C1 Team event. Peter also competed in the C1 team event at the Junior World Championships in Ivrea where the team finished 12th.

In 2017, Peter competed at his first Junior and Under 23 World Championships in Bratislava, finishing in 9th place in the Junior C1 event. He also competed at the Junior and Under 23 European Championships in Hohenlimberg, finishing 10th in the Junior C1 Team event. 

Peter began paddling with his father when he was 8 years old and was recognised by the Scottish Canoe Association as a talent for the future. In 2016 Peter was ranked 1st for both Kayak and Canoe U16 by canoe Scotland.

Profile

Date of Birth: 2000
Born: Oxford
Hometown: Falkirk
Lives: Falkirk
Occupation: Student
Height / Weight: 5'9" 68kg

Discipline

Class: C1
Paddling since: 2008
Club: Stirling and Falkirk Canoe Club
Coach: Nathalie Siegrist
Boat Manufacturer: Vajda, Hype
Paddles Manufacturer: Galasport
Lottery Funding: UK Sport Academy Programme
Sponsors

Results

Year Olympic Games World Championships European Championships World Cups National/Other
2019 Jnr & U23 Krakow: 27th
C1 Team - 8th
Jnr & U23 Liptovsky: 28th
C1 Team - 10th
2018 Jnr & U23 Ivrea:
C1 Jnr Team - 12th
Jnr & U23 Bratislava:
C1 Jnr Team - 4th
2017 Bratislava Jnr & U23:
C1 Team 10th
Jnr & U23 Hohenlimberg:
C1 - 9th