Sprint - Podium Potential
Philip is now going into his second year of the World Class Programme after joining in 2019. Philip competes in the K1 1000m event and claimed a fantastic silver medal in the 2019 junior European Championships in Racice, Czech Republic, in what he claims as a highlight of his paddling career to date.
In 2018, Philip achieved an excellent 7th place at the Junior European Championships in Auronzo Italy in 2018. Philip also competed at the Junior World Championships in Plovdiv Bulgaria in the K4 500 race with team-mates James Smithson, Andras Keresturi and Luke Shaw where the team finished 14th.
Outside of sport, the 19-year-old is a music student at the University of Nottingham.
|Date of Birth:||2001|
|Hobbies:||Music, piano, singing|
|Class:||K1 1000m, K1 500m, K4 500m|
|Club:||Royal Leamington Spa Canoe Club|
|Boat Manufacturer:||Nelo Cinco, size XXL|
|Lottery Funding:||UK Sport Podium Potential Programme|
|Year||Olympic Games||World Championships||European Championships||World Cups||National/Other|
K1 1000m Jnr - 10th
K4 500m Jnr - 11th
|Račice, Czech Republic:
K1 1000m - 2nd
K4 500m Jnr - 13th
K4 Jnr 500m - 14th
K1 Jnr 100m - 7th