Richard Jefferies

Richard Jefferies

Canoe Sprint

  • Event C1 200m
  • Date of Birth 02/05/1987
  • Born Bembridge, Isle of Wight
  • Coach Steve Train


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. Formerly a rugby player, Jefferies – from Bembridge on the Isle of Wight – opted for canoeing over a place at Loughborough University studying sport science.

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