Tag: canoe slalom

  • 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Deodoro Olympic Park

    Lausanne, July 4, 2014: Deodoro Olympic Park, The slalom venue has been a real focal point of the previous Games, bringing together the world’s best slalom paddlers on a visually appealing extreme whitewater course certainly adds an extra dimension to the spectacular 26-sport Games. “Each time construction starts on an Olympic venue it’s special. It’s…

  • 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup

    London, June 9, 2014: 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom, The 22-year-old put down the quickest run on the tough Lee Valley course ahead of world-class opposition to secure her first victory at international level and ensure a rare trip to the top step of the podium for a member of the Chinese canoe slalom team. Ecstatic…

  • Olympic Champion Baillie to retire from canoe slalom

    Lausanne, Jan 27, 2014: Tim Baillie, who with C2 partner Etienne Stott made history in the London 2012 Olympics by winning a first gold medal for GB in the sport of canoe slalom, has decided to retire from the sport.┬áBest friends since teenagers and a highly popular team on the international circuit, the pair enjoyed…