Emma Jørgensen (DEN)

Emma Jørgensen (DEN)

Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
01 August 1996
168 cm
Bagsværd, DEN
Athlete, Student
Danish, English
Higher education
Interior Design


General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning the K2 1000m with Henriette Engel Hansen at the 2014 World Championships in Moscow, Russia. (politiken.dk, 29 Dec 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you want to be the best, you have to beat the best." (Instagram profile, 12 Aug 2015)
Awards and honours
She received the Golden Paddle at the 2014 World Paddle Awards in Augsburg, Germany. It is given to the best junior in canoe and kayak. (tveast.dk, 10 May 2015)

She received the 2013 Arets Fund, given to the best young sportsperson of the year in Denmark. (politiken.dk, 29 Dec 2013)

Sport Specific Information

Club / Team
Maribo KK: Denmark
Name of coach
Zoltan Bako [national]
Training Regime
She trains for between 15 and 20 hours a week.


Olympic GamesK1 500mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro18 August 20162016Women1:54.3262Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK4 500mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro20 August 20162016Women1:36.0576Latest resultBest result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Women1:43.7317Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 500mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Women1:37.51810Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Women41.12317Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 1000mRussia, Moscow9 August 20142014Women3:33.7841Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Women2:57.95414Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 500mRussia, Moscow26 June 20162016Women1:49.5763Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK4 500mRussia, Moscow25 June 20162016Women1:35.3606Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Women39.8407Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 500mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Women1:48.5807Best result
European ChampionshipsK4 500mCzech Republic, Racice2 May 20152015Women1:39.5566Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak5 June 20162016Women9Latest resultBest result