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Thomas Abbott

Thomas Abbott

Slalom - Podium Potential

Tom Abbot is a men’s C1 & C2 slalom canoeist.

Tom had a great year in 2017, with a best individual C1 finish of 8th in the World Championships in Bratislava. He also showed his form in the C1 Team events finishing 4th in Hohenlimberg and 2nd in the Team C1 event at the Junior and Under 23 Championships in Bratislava.

Profile

Date of Birth: 10/01/1995
Born: Worksop
Hometown: Nannerch, Flintshire
Lives: Nottingham
Occupation: Architecture student
Height / Weight: 1.74m / 73kg
Hobbies: Art, running

Discipline

Class: Canoe Slalom - Men's C1 & C2
Paddling since: 2006
Club: Mold Canoe Club
Coach: Richard Hounslow
Boat Manufacturer: Vajda MM Max
Paddles Manufacturer: TJ Composites
Lottery Funding: UK Sport Podium Potential Programme
Sponsors

Results

Year Olympic Games World Championships European Championships World Cups National/Other
2017 Jnr & U23 Bratislava:
C1 U23 -8th C1 U23
Team - 2nd
Jnr & U23
Hohenlimburg
C1 U23
Team - 4th
2015 Jnr & U23 Brazil:
C1 U23 – 12th, C1 U23 Team – 2nd
Jnr & U23, Krakow:
C1 U23 Team - 9th
2014 Jnr & U23 Macedonia:
C1 U23 – 10th
2013 Jnr & U23 Liptovsky:
C1 Jun – 16th, C1 Jun Team – 6th, C2 Jun – 21st, C2 Jun Team – 5th
Jnr & U23 France:
C1 Jun – 17th, C1 Jun Team – 1st, C2 Jun – 16th, C2 Jun Team – 5th
2012 Jnr & U23 Wausau:
C1 Jun Team – 2nd, C1 Jun – 23rd, C2 Jun Team – 2nd, C2 Jun – 11th
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