Jeanette Chippington (GBR)

GBUnited Kingdom
Date of birth:
21 April 1970
Federation:
BRITISH CANOEING
Jeanette Chippington (GBR)

Biography

Further Personal Information

PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Maidenhead
OCCUPATION
Athlete, Coach
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
She began canoeing in 2011.
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
"I retired from competitive swimming and was looking for another sport to take up for a hobby. I was introduced to para-canoe by a friend and fell in love with it immediately. It was only ever meant to be a hobby but after 20 years of competition and training it must have still been in my blood."
HOBBIES
Favourite TV Show - Dexter
Interesting Fact - I couldn't swim at the age of 12 and then went onto become 5 x paralympian.
Perfect Day - Spending time with my husband and children
CLUB
Longridge Canoe Club
NAME OF COACH
John Griffiths [national]
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT

CANOE SPRINT
RankEventYearLocationResult
World Championships
1KL12015Milan, ITA56.865
1K1 200m A2014Moscow, RUS55.213
1V1 200m A2014Moscow, RUS1:00.016
1K1 200m A2013Duisburg, GER59.808
1V1 200m TA2013Duisburg, GER1:03.243
1V1 200m A2013Duisburg, GER1:05.628
1K1 200m TA2012Poznan, POL1:04.693
1K1 200m A2012Poznan, POL1:05.684
1V1 200m LTA2012Poznan, POL1:08.028
1V1 200m TA / A2012Poznan, POL1:08.655
2KL12016Duisburg, GER
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
Winning a gold medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro
OTHER SPORTS
She competed in swimming at five Paralympic Games, dating back to the 1988 Games in Seoul, before switching to para-canoe