Rachel Cawthorn

Rachel Cawthorn

Canoe Sprint

  • Event K4 500m
  • Date of Birth 03/11/1988
  • Born Guildford, Surrey

BIOGRAPHY

Rachel Cawthorn became the first-ever British woman to medal at both the European and World Championships in 2010, and her world bronze in Poznan was the first medal from a British woman in an Olympic distance at an ICF Canoe Sprint World Championship.

She held the Women's K1 1000m world record for four years (2010-2014) and was a double Olympic finalist at London 2012.

In London, Cawthorn came fifth in the Women's K4 500m final and sixth in the K1 500m and was chosen to represent Team GB at Rio 2016.

There, she competed in the K1 500 m and K4 500 m, finishing seventh in the latter, and won K1 1000m bronze at the 2017 World Championships.


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