Joe Clarke

Joe Clarke


  • Event K1
  • Date of Birth 03/11/1992


Joe Clarke made history at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by becoming the first ever British athlete to win K1 canoe slalom gold.

It was also Team GB's first medal in the event in 12 years, since Campbell Walsh took silver back at Athens 2004. 

In the build up to Rio the Staffordshire canoeist took K1 team bronze at the 2014 and 2015 World Championships and silver at the 2014 and 2015 European Championships in the same event.

Clarke was awarded an MBE in the 2017 New Years honours list for services to canoeing.



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