Tokyo Funding (2017-20)

World Class Programme
Athlete Performance Award

Olympic medals won since introduction of National Lottery funding


Historical Funding












Offiical canoe and kayak races only started being held in the 19th century, in Great Britain, despite the sport dating back hundreds of years.

At Tokyo 2020 there will be men's and women's individual slalom events, as well as men's and women's individual and team sprint events. Read more on the Tokyo 2020 website.

The UK National Governing Body is British Canoeing, based in Nottingham. Find out more on the British Canoeing website.

Performance target for 2019: 2 - 3 medals at the World Championships (Sprint and Slalom)

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