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Cawthorn: Nerves got the better of me

Hopes of a British medal in the canoe sprint rest firmly with the 200 metre specialists after Rachel Cawthorn was sixth in the single kayak at E...

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Crowd helps push Cawthorn into final

Britain's Rachel Cawthorn booked her place in the final of the women's sprint kayak with an impressive performance at Eton Dorney.

The 23...

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Cawthorn storms into semi-final

Britain's Rachel Cawthorn looked in impressive form as she won her heat in the women's single kayak in the canoe sprint.

Cawthorn, 23, fr...

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Four Athletes from Three Sports Added to Team GB

The British Olympic Association (BOA) has announced today four more athletes from three sports – athletics, beach volleyball and canoe s...

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Oxford posed Games question for Edmonds

Olympic hopeful Abigail Edmonds has revealed how she had to fight for a second time to study maths at Oxford University after she chose to compe...

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Medal Record

London 2012
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Biography

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 study maths at Oxford’s St Peter’s College after London 2012 and her great grandmother was once lady-in-waiting to Queen Victoria.