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  British Canoeing 2022 Canoe Sprint Junior, U23 and Senior selection polices

The International Panel is pleased to release the British Canoeing 2022 Canoe Sprint Junior, U23 and Senior selection policies.

Canoe Sprint Junior Selection Policy

Canoe Sprint U23 Selection Policy

Canoe Sprint Senior Selection Policy

All athletes wishing to be considered for Senior & U23 Team selection during 2022 should complete the online registration document by 16th March 2022 here or link:

The International Panel wish to thank all those involved in the development of the policies and in particular those who contributed their thoughts through the consultation process and wish everyone a successful 2022 season.

  British Canoeing launches new performance strategy for canoe sprint

British Canoeing has published the new Canoe Sprint Performance Strategy, which sets out
the vision and ambitions for the sport over the next six years

British Canoeing and the sprint racing community have come together to determine the
changes needed, in order to build a system which will deliver greater and more consistent

The publication of the new strategy is the culmination of this work delivered, through the
formation of the Sprint Performance Strategy Group, the creation of task & finish and focus
groups involving a range of stakeholders and two consultations with the racing community.

The long-term strategy sets out the vision and ambitions for canoe sprint for the next six
years to 2028, through 10 key performance indicators, the philosophies and values that will
underpin the strategy and the coordination that will be required for delivery across the UK.

The strategy also contains the following six key action plans for the next four years to 2025:
• Providing the best possible athlete experiences
• Developing a broader base of talent
• Developing a community of engaged coaches
• Providing competitions which increase participation and develop talent
• Improving the use of insight and the sharing of knowledge
• Building a strong sense of community and inclusion

The Canoe Sprint Performance Strategy 2022-2028 is available in PDF format here.

  Colin Radmore to depart British Canoeing

After more than 25 years in the sport, Paracanoe Senior Technical Coach Colin Radmore will be leaving British Canoeing at the end of March. During Colin’s 10 years in the Programme, the team has won more than twice the number of medals than any other nation and has topped the table at every World Championships and Paralympic Games. He said: “I will always be proud of my time in Paracanoe, it has been a huge part of my life over the last 10 years and being part of this amazing team has been incredible. “We wish Colin all the best in his new role”. Read more

  Canoe Sprint Selection Policies 2022: For Public Consultation

The Canoe Sprint International Panel have been working with the SRC and prepared this draft 2022 policy document for feedback from the Canoe Sprint community. The policy consultation commences the week commencing 20th December 2021 and runs for just over 2 weeks with all consultation responses to be received by 23.59 On Sunday 9th January 2022.

Responses can be provided by following this link or the manual link below:

Draft Policy Document: Click Here

  Junior, U23, Senior, and Paracanoe atheletes representing GB at the World Championships events

The attached PDF file details the final list of acceptances for the Junior, U23, Senior, and Paracanoe athletes representing GB at the ICF Junior and U23 World Championships, from 3-6 September in Montemor, Portugal, and the ICF Para and Senior World Championships, from 15-19 September in Copenhagen, Denmark.

  Canoe Sprint International Panel Statement – Friday 2nd July 2021

The Canoe Sprint International Panel have today released the following statement ahead of the July regatta and selection event, set to be held at the National Water Sports Centre this weekend.

A mitigating circumstances request ahead of the July National Championships regatta has been received from the Deborah Kerr/Emma Russell crew in the K2W 500m Senior selection event.

The IP has reviewed this information and has accepted these mitigating circumstances in line with 7.3 of the selection policy.

It has been determined that a race-off will be arranged between the winners in the K2W 500m at this weekend’s senior World Championship selection event and Kerr/Russell to determine which K2W 500m crew will be selected to race at the 2021 World Championships.

The winners of the selection race will be consulted for the dates of the race-off and further information will be provided by the IP post selection.

For any further information or enquiries please contact Paul Dimmock, International Panel Chair at: