The Australian men’s K4 500 team have shown they are a genuine Tokyo Olympic medal prospect after a fighting fourth at the 2018 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Montemor-o-Velho on Sunday.
After an impressive medal haul at the 2018 ICF U23 and Junior Canoe Sprint World Championships in Bulgaria, Paddle Australia National Pathways boss David Foureur believes the foundations have been laid for a strong future in Australian sprint canoeing.
Australia’s Noemie Fox has bounced back from a difficult day of qualifying to win bronze on the final day of competition at the 2018 ICF U23 and Junior Canoe Slalom World Championships in Ivrea, Italy
Jessica Fox continues her unbeaten run by winning the women’s K1 and C1 at Canoe Slalom World Cup 3 in Augsburg, Germany (6-8 June 2018) and making it six World Cup wins in a row.
Kayaking is a sport broken up in to two disciplines with athletes competing in either the speed of sprint or the obstacle of slalom. But for a spot at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), Jenaya Massie needed to excel in both.
Jessica Fox’s perfect start to the 2018 ICF Canoe Slalom season has continued, with the Australian making it four gold medals from as many starts by winning the women’s C1 in Krakow, Poland at the Canoe Slalom World Cup 2.
Paddle Australia’s Jessica Fox brought up a winning double on the final day of the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup in Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia (22 – 24 June 2018).
The women’s K4 500m of Rio Olympians Alyce Burnett (QLD), Alyssa Bull (QLD), London Olympian Jo Brigden-Jones (NSW) and Jaime Roberts (WA) have been selected to represent Australia at the 2018 ICF Sprint World Championships