Lizzie Neave earned her place in the K1 event after winning all three selection races in April. She beat off competition from Fiona Pennie, who competed in the K1 at Beijing 2008, and Louise Donington.
She won K1 bronze in the 2012 World Cup series and has a degree in psychology from Loughborough University.
Her father, Andy, is a coach at Stafford and Stone Canoe Club.
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