Abigail Edmonds

Abigail Edmonds was the last member of the canoe team to be selected after Britain were awarded an additional women’s host nation place. She will contest the K2 500m and provide back-up for the K4 400m in the event of illness or injury. Edmonds will ...

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Anna Hemmings

Anna Hemmings, Britain’s leading female marathon canoeist, current World Champion was told by medical experts she might never race again. In 2005 however, she signalled a miraculous return to fitness by regaining her status as the World’s leadin...

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Jess Walker

Jessica Walker made her Olympic debut at Beijing 2008 aged 18 and along with Tim Brabants she was the only member of the British canoe sprint team to have Olympic experience for London 2012. She is a former two-time European junior champion and was once ag...

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Lucy Wainwright

Lucy is the current women's K1 200m European Champion and is looking forward to her second Olympic Games. She has recorded some solid results in the past two years, including a World Cup Bronze medal this year and a Silver World Cup medal in 2007. L...

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Richard Jefferies

Richard Jefferies is the only member of the British canoe sprint team selected to race in the canoe at London 2012 – the other nine are set to take to the kayak. He was fast-tracked into the sport through UK Sport’s Sporting Giants programme. F...

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Tim Brabants

At the Beijing Games in 2008, Tim Brabants won Britain’s first-ever Olympic canoeing gold medal – in either slalom and sprint – claiming the K1 1000m title. Brabants is also Britain’s most successful Olympic canoeist ever having won...

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