Jessica Walker (GBR)

GBUnited Kingdom
Date of birth:
24 June 1990
Federation:
BRITISH CANOEING
Jessica Walker (GBR)

Biography

Further Personal Information

BIOGRAPHY

Date of Birth: 24/06/1990
Born: Brighton
Hometown: Hampton Hill, London
Lives: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Olympic Games: Beijing 2008
Class/Distance: Canoe Sprint - Women's K1 200m & K4 500m
Paddling since: 2000
Club: Royal Canoe Club
Coach: Brendan Purcell
Boat: Vanquish 4
Paddles: Braca IV / Braca I
 
Sponsors: Deloitte, Maxi Muscle, Braca Sport, Nelo
Lottery Funding: UK Sport Podium Programme
Hobbies: Cooking, Tea connoisseur, Studying English Literature
Twitter: @JessicaWalker10
Notes:
Jess Walker is a women's K1 200m and K4 500m sprint kayaker and has been selected for Team GB at London 2012 in both events.
In 2008 Jess competed in the Beijing Olympic Games at the age of 18, where she finished 17th in the women's K2 500m in Beijing. Since then, she has won medals at the Australian Youth Olympic Games, European Championships and World Cup series.
At the World Championships in 2011 she finished 7th in the K1 200m and helped qualify the K4 500m boat for the London 2012 Olympic Games, just narrowly missing out on a medal.

 

OLYMPIC GAMES
K2 500m - 17th
ICF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
K1 200m - 10th
ICF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
K4 500m - 4th;
K1 200m - 7th
ICF WORLD CUPS
WC3 Duisburg:
K2 1000m - Bronze
K2 500m - 4th
ICF WORLD CUPS

WC1 Poznan:
K1 200m - 15th

WC2 Duisburg:
K1 200m - 10th
K4 500m - 5th

ICF WORLD CUPS

WC2 Racice:
K4 500m - Silver
K1 200m - Bronze

WC3 Duisburg:
K4 500m - Gold
K1 200m - 5th
K1 200m Relay - 5th

CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
K2 500m - 9th
K2 200m - 7th
CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

K4 500m - 6th
K1 200m - 8th

CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
K4 500m - 4th
HOBBIES
Favourite TV Show - Lie to Me
Like Tea and Coffee a lot.